Service/Procedure Summary

This surgical procedure to remove skin cancer (melanoma lesion) is performed in an operating room.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
41 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
42 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
23 days
37 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
11 days
13 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
19 days
Halifax
21 days
19 days
Halifax
22 days
26 days
Bridgewater
12 days
68 days
Halifax
137 days
36 days
Halifax
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92 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
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33 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
11 days
Halifax
10 days
13 days
Halifax
12 days
16 days
Halifax
21 days
8 days
Bridgewater
7 days
35 days
Halifax
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44 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
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21 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Truro
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Halifax
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