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 ?
181 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
355 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
246 days
88 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
73 days
703 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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258 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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355 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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92 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
10 days
41 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
61 days
111 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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97 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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334 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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44 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
41 days
143 days
Yarmouth
117 days
181 days
Dartmouth
52 days
321 days
Sydney
13 days
429 days
Halifax
127 days
321 days
Kentville
174 days
321 days
Kentville
146 days
354 days
Dartmouth
353 days
174 days
Sydney
341 days
188 days
Sydney
409 days
187 days
Amherst
382 days
258 days
Halifax
102 days
558 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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461 days
Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
9 days
47 days
Sydney
13 days
69 days
Halifax
51 days
101 days
Sydney
78 days
81 days
Yarmouth
73 days
89 days
Amherst
83 days
83 days
Dartmouth
27 days
164 days
Halifax
67 days
177 days
Sydney
177 days
103 days
Kentville
53 days
243 days
Kentville
97 days
208 days
Dartmouth
271 days
142 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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108 days
Dartmouth
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