The tonsils are that sit at the back of the mouth, and form part of your immune system trapping some of the germs that enter your body via your nose or mouth.
The surgical removal of tonsils, also referred to as a tonsillectomy, is one of the most common surgical procedures among children and teenagers, with over 48,000 performed annually in Australia. As such, the waiting list for surgery in public hospitals for tonsil surgery can be up to 375 days.
The reasons for tonsil removal can differ slightly between adults and children.
In children, the common reasons for tonsil removal include;
In adults, the common reasons for tonsil removal include;
It is always best to discuss with your general practitioner to discuss what is the best treatment option is for you.
If you, or your child have been referred for a tonsillectomy and would like to speak with one of our surgeons participating in our Rapid Path to Treatment program, call 1800 167 846 or complete the form below, and our team will contact you within two business days.
The total price advertised is for the surgery, anaesthetics, and hospital fees associated with this procedure.Additional fees will be payable to your specialist for consultation and follow-up appointments.
The Rapid Path to Treatment packages are a fixed cost, and the price will include the following:
What is NOT include:
*Our goal is to include as much care as possible in our price. Though, certain things are not included as they may not be necessary for the procedure or other reasons, such as an overnight stay in the hospital. Our team aims to ensure that you or your nominated next kin is made aware of any additional charges that may be incurred outside of the bundle package you proceed with; informed financial consent will be provided should this occur.