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 ?
219 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
429 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
82 days
558 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
272 days
429 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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258 days
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
24 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
117 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
62 days
95 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
57 days
169 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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97 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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301 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
16 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
93 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
26 days
143 days
Yarmouth
117 days
125 days
Dartmouth
44 days
321 days
Halifax
127 days
321 days
Sydney
28 days
429 days
Kentville
174 days
301 days
Kentville
153 days
354 days
Dartmouth
353 days
174 days
Sydney
341 days
188 days
Dartmouth
83 days
461 days
Amherst
382 days
258 days
Sydney
438 days
236 days
Halifax
112 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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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
47 days
Sydney
13 days
64 days
Dartmouth
49 days
108 days
Amherst
82 days
83 days
Halifax
44 days
122 days
Yarmouth
79 days
89 days
Sydney
144 days
42 days
Dartmouth
35 days
174 days
Sydney
118 days
93 days
Kentville
93 days
192 days
Kentville
53 days
241 days
Dartmouth
221 days
125 days
Halifax
78 days
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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