Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (Pediatric)

Service/Procedure Summary

Pediatric patients are under 16 years old. These surgical procedures remove the tonsils or adenoids.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
218 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
268 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
89 days
56 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
83 days
86 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
175 days
124 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
218 days
285 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
179 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
56 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
251 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
48 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
34 days
48 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
50 days
47 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
184 days
175 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
91 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
160 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
26 days
93 days
Sydney
32 days
124 days
Antigonish
89 days
125 days
Yarmouth
99 days
166 days
Sydney
175 days
121 days
Dartmouth
205 days
174 days
Kentville
221 days
159 days
Sydney
245 days
139 days
Halifax
232 days
188 days
Amherst
247 days
179 days
Halifax
217 days
275 days
Halifax
231 days
268 days
Kentville
337 days
244 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
11 days
30 days
Sydney
23 days
57 days
Antigonish
30 days
61 days
Yarmouth
48 days
93 days
Sydney
88 days
69 days
Kentville
88 days
72 days
Amherst
71 days
89 days
Kentville
76 days
103 days
Sydney
147 days
42 days
Dartmouth
148 days
104 days
Halifax
168 days
105 days
Halifax
172 days
188 days
Halifax
183 days
187 days

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