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 Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
104 days
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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335 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

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

90%

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

50%

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

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