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 ?
49 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
41 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
29 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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47 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General 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)
6 days
15 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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34 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General 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
14 days
20 days
Halifax
14 days
25 days
Halifax
26 days
28 days
Bridgewater
16 days
61 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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20 days
Halifax
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15 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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51 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
6 days
13 days
Halifax
8 days
12 days
Halifax
10 days
13 days
Bridgewater
6 days
36 days
New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
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12 days
Halifax
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9 days
Bridgewater
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Antigonish
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37 days

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