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 ?
172 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
182 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
48 days
95 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
69 days
209 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
235 days
90 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
153 days
182 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
214 days
193 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
153 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
24 days
56 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
125 days
40 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
28 days
147 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
98 days
94 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
122 days
94 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
79 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
99 days
75 days
Bridgewater
61 days
117 days
Sydney
131 days
98 days
Amherst
33 days
202 days
Halifax
152 days
108 days
Yarmouth
100 days
209 days
Halifax
144 days
182 days
Halifax
151 days
187 days
Sydney
250 days
91 days
Halifax
161 days
197 days
Kentville
241 days
193 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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39 days
Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
28 days
52 days
Bridgewater
32 days
62 days
Sydney
42 days
64 days
Amherst
23 days
117 days
Halifax
146 days
53 days
Halifax
94 days
117 days
Sydney
172 days
41 days
Halifax
98 days
117 days
Yarmouth
69 days
156 days
Halifax
107 days
134 days
Kentville
136 days
107 days
Dartmouth
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Sydney
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27 days
Amherst
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