Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (Adult)

Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older. These surgical procedures remove the tonsils or adenoids.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
327 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
310 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
341 days
172 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
202 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
210 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
89 days
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
102 days
77 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
66 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
123 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
24 days
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
41 days
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
28 days
88 days
Yarmouth
73 days
154 days
Dartmouth
52 days
210 days
Kentville
191 days
176 days
Halifax
127 days
321 days
Sydney
341 days
120 days
Dartmouth
346 days
154 days
Amherst
306 days
202 days
Sydney
357 days
172 days
Dartmouth
70 days
511 days
Kentville
423 days
243 days
Halifax
117 days
---
North Sydney
26 days
---
Halifax
---
---
Antigonish
---
---
Halifax
---
149 days
Dartmouth
---
59 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
20 days
49 days
Dartmouth
35 days
61 days
Yarmouth
40 days
67 days
Amherst
82 days
54 days
Dartmouth
37 days
145 days
Halifax
32 days
184 days
Sydney
201 days
35 days
Kentville
89 days
159 days
Sydney
155 days
119 days
Kentville
56 days
228 days
Dartmouth
221 days
91 days
Halifax
100 days
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North Sydney
15 days
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
---
Halifax
---
66 days
Dartmouth
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45 days

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