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 ?
246 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
531 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
118 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
410 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
77 days
703 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
100 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
83 days
---
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
61 days
294 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
410 days
258 days
Dartmouth
---
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Kentville
153 days
355 days
Dartmouth
---
315 days
Sydney
409 days
187 days
Kentville
97 days
400 days
Halifax
91 days
321 days
Dartmouth
102 days
---
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
50 days
158 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
94 days
246 days
Halifax
8 days
---
Sydney
---
429 days
Bridgewater
81 days
---
Sydney
341 days
188 days
Dartmouth
353 days
174 days
Halifax
102 days
855 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
87 days
90 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Kentville
53 days
248 days
Dartmouth
---
149 days
Sydney
67 days
88 days
Kentville
57 days
259 days
Halifax
57 days
111 days
Dartmouth
73 days
---
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
14 days
82 days
Halifax
---
---
Yarmouth
66 days
83 days
Halifax
7 days
---
Sydney
---
47 days
Bridgewater
17 days
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Sydney
224 days
112 days
Dartmouth
327 days
142 days
Halifax
59 days
219 days

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