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 ?
331 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
292 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
221 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
172 days
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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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56 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
43 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
109 days
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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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31 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
24 days
88 days
Dartmouth
63 days
152 days
Halifax
161 days
143 days
Yarmouth
94 days
246 days
Dartmouth
301 days
101 days
Sydney
331 days
147 days
Dartmouth
101 days
426 days
Sydney
162 days
411 days
Kentville
423 days
188 days
Dartmouth
346 days
484 days
Kentville
191 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
172 days
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Halifax
112 days
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
14 days
50 days
Sydney
22 days
70 days
Dartmouth
43 days
53 days
Halifax
48 days
63 days
Yarmouth
42 days
98 days
Dartmouth
28 days
145 days
Kentville
115 days
109 days
Sydney
138 days
138 days
Dartmouth
194 days
95 days
Dartmouth
240 days
59 days
Kentville
97 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
99 days
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Halifax
76 days
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Amherst
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Amherst
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