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 ?
240 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
601 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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305 days
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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664 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
258 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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587 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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278 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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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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223 days
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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238 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
246 days
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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315 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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122 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
102 days
195 days
Sydney
181 days
278 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
246 days
238 days
Amherst
502 days
305 days
Halifax
234 days
607 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
99 days
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Kentville
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418 days
Halifax
258 days
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Yarmouth
310 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Kentville
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601 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Dartmouth
42 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
46 days
24 days
Sydney
27 days
99 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Sydney
155 days
112 days
Amherst
90 days
222 days
Halifax
189 days
292 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
45 days
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Kentville
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290 days
Halifax
84 days
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Yarmouth
46 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Kentville
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410 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
26 days
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