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

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
120 days
273 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
87 days
225 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
519 days
149 days
Antigonish
81 days
83 days
Halifax
198 days
273 days
Halifax
205 days
361 days
Halifax
225 days
324 days
Kentville
410 days
234 days
Kentville
73 days
152 days
Sydney
154 days
114 days
Sydney
239 days
139 days
Yarmouth
104 days
226 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
99 days
97 days
Antigonish
32 days
50 days
Halifax
166 days
190 days
Halifax
164 days
296 days
Halifax
172 days
227 days
Kentville
55 days
164 days
Kentville
54 days
85 days
Sydney
12 days
41 days
Sydney
154 days
41 days
Yarmouth
56 days
108 days

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