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 ?
205 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
282 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
50 days
95 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
89 days
75 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
86 days
251 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
257 days
133 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
205 days
314 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
29 days
49 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
53 days
54 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
43 days
69 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
48 days
122 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
172 days
195 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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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
Sydney
41 days
133 days
Antigonish
89 days
125 days
Yarmouth
104 days
166 days
Kentville
127 days
159 days
Dartmouth
69 days
241 days
Sydney
204 days
121 days
Dartmouth
203 days
127 days
Dartmouth
205 days
174 days
Sydney
278 days
139 days
Amherst
247 days
179 days
Halifax
234 days
201 days
Kentville
261 days
244 days
Halifax
229 days
281 days
Halifax
219 days
303 days
Sydney
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124 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
12 days
67 days
Antigonish
31 days
54 days
Kentville
51 days
80 days
Sydney
83 days
62 days
Amherst
65 days
84 days
Yarmouth
54 days
103 days
Kentville
51 days
124 days
Dartmouth
30 days
152 days
Sydney
162 days
38 days
Dartmouth
118 days
86 days
Dartmouth
148 days
104 days
Halifax
182 days
148 days
Halifax
176 days
200 days
Halifax
183 days
198 days
Sydney
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49 days

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