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 ?
354 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
278 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
166 days
230 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's 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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222 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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91 days
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
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
84 days
142 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's 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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157 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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61 days
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
70 days
50 days
Kentville
507 days
222 days
Dartmouth
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230 days
Glace Bay
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231 days
Halifax
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421 days
Halifax
133 days
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Sydney
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302 days
Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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128 days
Kentville
410 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
737 days
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Amherst
418 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
35 days
Kentville
356 days
85 days
Dartmouth
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105 days
Glace Bay
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161 days
Halifax
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160 days
Halifax
90 days
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Sydney
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123 days
Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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98 days
Kentville
313 days
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Antigonish
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Dartmouth
226 days
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Amherst
285 days
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