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 ?
281 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
301 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
47 days
301 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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236 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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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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178 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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219 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
19 days
202 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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168 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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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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83 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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48 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
70 days
99 days
Kentville
39 days
178 days
Kentville
134 days
165 days
Dartmouth
28 days
288 days
Amherst
202 days
167 days
Sydney
234 days
139 days
Yarmouth
231 days
253 days
Dartmouth
216 days
310 days
Dartmouth
174 days
400 days
Halifax
117 days
509 days
Dartmouth
470 days
183 days
Sydney
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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146 days
Halifax
---
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
41 days
36 days
Amherst
31 days
55 days
Dartmouth
19 days
75 days
Kentville
29 days
80 days
Sydney
134 days
49 days
Kentville
97 days
125 days
Yarmouth
86 days
138 days
Dartmouth
181 days
76 days
Dartmouth
22 days
240 days
Dartmouth
52 days
227 days
Halifax
53 days
332 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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127 days
Halifax
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Amherst
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