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 ?
162 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
211 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
109 days
117 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
60 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
162 days
212 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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123 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
405 days
111 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
59 days
92 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
47 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
133 days
113 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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41 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
49 days
96 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
74 days
104 days
Halifax
140 days
156 days
Halifax
133 days
196 days
Halifax
147 days
191 days
Kentville
185 days
203 days
Kentville
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Sydney
59 days
261 days
Glace Bay
107 days
115 days
Amherst
60 days
558 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
28 days
78 days
Halifax
80 days
89 days
Halifax
58 days
92 days
Halifax
88 days
78 days
Kentville
145 days
71 days
Kentville
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Sydney
22 days
104 days
Glace Bay
54 days
43 days
Amherst
36 days
264 days

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