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 ?
302 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
378 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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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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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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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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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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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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
50 days
158 days
Yarmouth
117 days
246 days
Halifax
129 days
294 days
Sydney
272 days
188 days
Kentville
97 days
400 days
Sydney
344 days
236 days
Kentville
405 days
410 days
Amherst
596 days
258 days
Halifax
93 days
855 days
Dartmouth
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315 days
Dartmouth
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164 days
Bridgewater
102 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
102 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
87 days
Sydney
53 days
88 days
Yarmouth
66 days
96 days
Amherst
87 days
90 days
Halifax
75 days
122 days
Sydney
133 days
112 days
Kentville
57 days
260 days
Kentville
57 days
288 days
Halifax
59 days
313 days
Dartmouth
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163 days
Dartmouth
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122 days
Bridgewater
35 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
63 days
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