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 ?
440 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
385 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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318 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
94 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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500 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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36 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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78 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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108 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
48 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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201 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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35 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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43 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
58 days
Sydney
23 days
239 days
Dartmouth
151 days
220 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Yarmouth
51 days
427 days
Sydney
270 days
244 days
North Sydney
244 days
301 days
Halifax
258 days
341 days
Kentville
64 days
601 days
Dartmouth
142 days
598 days
Amherst
643 days
305 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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372 days
Halifax
258 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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374 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
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420 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
9 days
50 days
North Sydney
54 days
63 days
Dartmouth
52 days
84 days
Sydney
17 days
144 days
Yarmouth
29 days
183 days
Amherst
24 days
204 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Dartmouth
80 days
168 days
Sydney
125 days
207 days
Kentville
32 days
306 days
Halifax
198 days
236 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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236 days
Halifax
52 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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86 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
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326 days

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