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 ?
542 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
251 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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
133 days
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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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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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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
48 days
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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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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
324 days
175 days
Kentville
507 days
70 days
Glace Bay
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176 days
Halifax
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Halifax
133 days
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Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
148 days
251 days
Yarmouth
---
90 days
Dartmouth
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160 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
495 days
146 days
Halifax
70 days
37 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
737 days
281 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
173 days
56 days
Kentville
437 days
60 days
Glace Bay
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112 days
Halifax
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Halifax
97 days
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Sydney
90 days
149 days
Sydney
62 days
157 days
Yarmouth
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78 days
Dartmouth
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105 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
410 days
122 days
Halifax
11 days
29 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
278 days
156 days

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