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 ?
207 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
341 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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420 days
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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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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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148 days
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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---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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
Sydney
47 days
232 days
Sydney
181 days
113 days
Dartmouth
123 days
185 days
Yarmouth
92 days
246 days
Sydney
272 days
119 days
Amherst
502 days
305 days
Halifax
207 days
855 days
Dartmouth
---
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Dartmouth
99 days
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Kentville
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400 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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488 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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351 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
35 days
21 days
Sydney
12 days
72 days
Sydney
18 days
142 days
Yarmouth
46 days
131 days
Sydney
133 days
60 days
Amherst
83 days
208 days
Halifax
67 days
292 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
76 days
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Kentville
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317 days
Halifax
---
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Kentville
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326 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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325 days

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