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 ?
433 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
381 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending 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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553 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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151 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional 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%

Communitysort descending 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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137 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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43 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional 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 Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Dartmouth
387 days
381 days
Dartmouth
23 days
314 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
324 days
270 days
Halifax
121 days
231 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
137 days
923 days
Halifax
15 days
58 days
Halifax
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Halifax
48 days
374 days
Kentville
495 days
547 days
Kentville
506 days
236 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
148 days
302 days
Sydney
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195 days
Sydney
209 days
311 days
Sydney
209 days
311 days
Yarmouth
94 days
427 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
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Dartmouth
88 days
262 days
Dartmouth
17 days
58 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
137 days
105 days
Halifax
74 days
87 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
109 days
152 days
Halifax
9 days
35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
41 days
67 days
Kentville
409 days
173 days
Kentville
440 days
61 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Sydney
66 days
203 days
Sydney
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119 days
Sydney
54 days
57 days
Sydney
54 days
57 days
Yarmouth
61 days
93 days

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