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 ?
224 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
259 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
125 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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202 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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210 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
95 days
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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236 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
14 days
76 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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66 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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154 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
56 days
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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139 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
28 days
88 days
Yarmouth
73 days
154 days
Dartmouth
52 days
304 days
Kentville
191 days
208 days
Halifax
129 days
321 days
Sydney
341 days
126 days
Dartmouth
336 days
164 days
Amherst
306 days
202 days
Kentville
336 days
246 days
Sydney
357 days
236 days
Dartmouth
83 days
511 days
Halifax
117 days
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Sydney
26 days
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
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Halifax
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149 days
Dartmouth
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59 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
16 days
49 days
Dartmouth
35 days
70 days
Halifax
33 days
112 days
Yarmouth
40 days
107 days
Amherst
128 days
54 days
Dartmouth
57 days
139 days
Sydney
159 days
42 days
Kentville
93 days
166 days
Sydney
149 days
138 days
Kentville
53 days
241 days
Dartmouth
217 days
116 days
Halifax
100 days
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Sydney
14 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Antigonish
---
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Halifax
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70 days
Dartmouth
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45 days

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