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 ?
137 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
374 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
104 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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335 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
57 days
52 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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93 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Dartmouth
151 days
231 days
Sydney
23 days
239 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
240 days
244 days
Halifax
234 days
271 days
Halifax
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290 days
Amherst
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305 days
Sydney
244 days
311 days
Kentville
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601 days
Dartmouth
99 days
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Dartmouth
88 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
258 days
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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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Yarmouth
83 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Dartmouth
37 days
108 days
Sydney
54 days
135 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Halifax
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151 days
Halifax
198 days
171 days
Sydney
17 days
182 days
Sydney
102 days
217 days
Amherst
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222 days
Kentville
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358 days
Dartmouth
64 days
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Dartmouth
20 days
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Kentville
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Halifax
50 days
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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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Yarmouth
45 days
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