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 ?
354 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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381 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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151 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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134 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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43 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
58 days
Dartmouth
28 days
314 days
Halifax
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Halifax
48 days
374 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
324 days
270 days
Dartmouth
387 days
553 days
Halifax
121 days
259 days
Sydney
228 days
244 days
Sydney
228 days
302 days
Yarmouth
94 days
427 days
Sydney
---
195 days
North Sydney
209 days
311 days
Halifax
234 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
495 days
585 days
Kentville
506 days
236 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
9 days
35 days
Dartmouth
18 days
108 days
Halifax
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Halifax
41 days
67 days
Dartmouth
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Dartmouth
133 days
110 days
Dartmouth
63 days
281 days
Halifax
58 days
143 days
Sydney
90 days
149 days
Sydney
104 days
210 days
Yarmouth
61 days
93 days
Sydney
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119 days
North Sydney
54 days
57 days
Halifax
122 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
433 days
201 days
Kentville
440 days
61 days

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