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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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270 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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39 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community 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
Halifax
14 days
58 days
Dartmouth
52 days
220 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Yarmouth
67 days
427 days
Sydney
270 days
244 days
Halifax
258 days
259 days
North Sydney
244 days
278 days
Dartmouth
284 days
381 days
Dartmouth
164 days
598 days
Kentville
506 days
372 days
Amherst
643 days
305 days
Kentville
495 days
587 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
258 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
35 days
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Sydney
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238 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
9 days
39 days
Dartmouth
23 days
32 days
North Sydney
61 days
79 days
Halifax
65 days
143 days
Yarmouth
45 days
173 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Dartmouth
78 days
162 days
Amherst
61 days
204 days
Sydney
125 days
176 days
Dartmouth
63 days
281 days
Kentville
323 days
70 days
Kentville
64 days
376 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
125 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
28 days
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Sydney
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144 days

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