Service/Procedure Summary

The removal of a small piece of tissue form the lymph nodes, which are distributed across the body, to test for disease such as cancer.

Consult Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 14days
Surgery Nova Scotia 50% of people served within? 21days

Wait times

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre --- ---
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 16
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 6
days
21
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 8
days
18
days
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 9
days
11
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 9
days
7
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 17
days
26
days

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro Colchester East Hants Health Centre --- ---
Dartmouth Dartmouth General Hospital --- ---
Halifax IWK Health Centre --- 44
days
Antigonish St. Martha's Regional Hospital --- ---
Kentville Valley Regional Hospital --- ---
Glace Bay Glace Bay Healthcare Facility --- ---
New Glasgow Aberdeen Hospital 11
days
18
days
Sydney Cape Breton Regional Hospital 12
days
25
days
Bridgewater South Shore Regional Hospital 22
days
27
days
Halifax QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites) 36
days
59
days
Yarmouth Yarmouth Regional Hospital 36
days
56
days

Wait Times by Surgeon

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Matthew Hall Rigby Halifax --- ---
John Booth Truro --- ---
S. Mark Taylor Halifax --- ---
Casey Armstrong Bridgewater --- ---
Stephanie Scott Halifax --- ---
Eileen Roach Sydney --- ---
Rachelle Findley Halifax --- ---
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- ---
F Donald Clark Kentville --- ---
Stephanie Lapierre Sydney --- ---
Ashley Drohan Halifax --- 15
days
Alicia Lamey Sydney --- ---
Richard L Balys Dartmouth --- ---
Geoffrey A Porter Halifax --- ---
Gregory Knapp Halifax --- ---
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth 8
days
20
days
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 9
days
---
Lucy K Helyer Halifax 15
days
14
days
Carman Anthony Giacomantonio Halifax 28
days
35
days

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Matthew Hall Rigby Halifax --- ---
John Booth Truro --- ---
S. Mark Taylor Halifax --- ---
Casey Armstrong Bridgewater --- ---
Stephanie Scott Halifax --- ---
Eileen Roach Sydney --- ---
Rachelle Findley Halifax --- ---
Christopher Blackmore Halifax --- ---
F Donald Clark Kentville --- ---
Stephanie Lapierre Sydney --- ---
Ashley Drohan Halifax --- 37
days
Alicia Lamey Sydney --- ---
Richard L Balys Dartmouth --- ---
Geoffrey A Porter Halifax --- ---
Gregory Knapp Halifax --- ---
Chakshu Sharma New Glasgow 11
days
---
Carman Anthony Giacomantonio Halifax 34
days
62
days
Christopher Murphy Yarmouth 36
days
56
days
Lucy K Helyer Halifax 51
days
23
days

Disclaimer: Hospitals, long-term care facilities, and clinics across the province provide all wait time information displayed on this website. Wait times are based on historical data and do not include emergency/priority cases.