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 ?
83 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
351 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional 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
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional 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
Kentville
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400 days
Sydney
344 days
113 days
Halifax
102 days
855 days
Sydney
47 days
158 days
Dartmouth
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Yarmouth
117 days
246 days
Dartmouth
213 days
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Kentville
410 days
410 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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351 days
Sydney
272 days
134 days
Amherst
596 days
258 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
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301 days
Sydney
38 days
66 days
Halifax
61 days
274 days
Sydney
15 days
92 days
Dartmouth
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Yarmouth
66 days
96 days
Dartmouth
36 days
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Kentville
62 days
271 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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319 days
Sydney
155 days
63 days
Amherst
87 days
97 days

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