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 ?
191 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
274 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
142 days
147 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
101 days
304 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
191 days
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
64 days
69 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
63 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
49 days
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
35 days
100 days
Dartmouth
63 days
152 days
Halifax
161 days
143 days
Sydney
191 days
147 days
Yarmouth
94 days
246 days
Bridgewater
101 days
370 days
Kentville
423 days
185 days
Halifax
117 days
583 days
Sydney
316 days
411 days
Dartmouth
380 days
484 days
Kentville
188 days
---
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Antigonish
---
---
Dartmouth
---
339 days
Amherst
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
19 days
53 days
Sydney
22 days
53 days
Sydney
27 days
77 days
Dartmouth
32 days
89 days
Yarmouth
43 days
79 days
Halifax
82 days
70 days
Kentville
113 days
101 days
Bridgewater
28 days
188 days
Sydney
129 days
143 days
Halifax
56 days
274 days
Kentville
89 days
---
Amherst
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Antigonish
---
---
Dartmouth
---
64 days
Amherst
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.