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 ?
91 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
313 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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166 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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71 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
26 days
44 days
Kentville
367 days
278 days
Dartmouth
285 days
541 days
Dartmouth
285 days
541 days
Glace Bay
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231 days
Halifax
133 days
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Sydney
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259 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
711 days
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
36 days
Dartmouth
124 days
155 days
Dartmouth
124 days
155 days
Kentville
350 days
187 days
Glace Bay
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147 days
Halifax
83 days
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Sydney
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121 days
Dartmouth
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Kentville
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
170 days
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Amherst
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