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 ?
157 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
57 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
8 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
44 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
6 days
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
10 days
18 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
356 days
51 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
157 days
61 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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57 days
Halifax
10 days
23 days
Halifax
18 days
33 days
Halifax
28 days
17 days
Halifax
26 days
28 days
New Waterford
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Truro
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
55 days
32 days
Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
6 days
42 days
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50 days
Halifax
5 days
13 days
Halifax
8 days
13 days
Halifax
14 days
9 days
Halifax
4 days
11 days
New Waterford
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Truro
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