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 ?
80 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
191 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
81 days
192 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
73 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
630 days
179 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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121 days
Sydney
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267 days
Glace Bay
56 days
99 days
Antigonish
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15 days
Halifax
50 days
262 days
Halifax
60 days
274 days
Halifax
70 days
191 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
132 days
96 days
Amherst
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Kentville
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Sydney
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77 days
Sydney
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182 days
Glace Bay
30 days
44 days
Antigonish
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13 days
Halifax
31 days
172 days
Halifax
27 days
105 days
Halifax
33 days
58 days

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