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 ?
353 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)
93 days
133 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
76 days
236 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
351 days
166 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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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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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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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
94 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
44 days
102 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
150 days
143 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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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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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General 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
Yarmouth
94 days
146 days
Sydney
28 days
223 days
Dartmouth
52 days
304 days
Kentville
182 days
259 days
Halifax
129 days
321 days
Sydney
341 days
134 days
Dartmouth
351 days
164 days
Amherst
382 days
202 days
Dartmouth
83 days
511 days
Kentville
405 days
246 days
Sydney
438 days
230 days
Halifax
117 days
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Sydney
41 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
9 days
44 days
Halifax
38 days
112 days
Amherst
82 days
68 days
Yarmouth
56 days
111 days
Sydney
142 days
42 days
Dartmouth
35 days
164 days
Dartmouth
56 days
145 days
Sydney
163 days
103 days
Kentville
50 days
228 days
Kentville
105 days
174 days
Dartmouth
217 days
107 days
Halifax
100 days
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Sydney
12 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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