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 ?
43 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
43 days
28 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
15 days
9 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
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Halifax
22 days
58 days
Bridgewater
39 days
44 days
Dartmouth
20 days
27 days
Halifax
21 days
28 days
Halifax
49 days
17 days
Halifax
28 days
28 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
21 days
15 days
Halifax
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44 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
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Halifax
16 days
34 days
Bridgewater
8 days
35 days
Dartmouth
9 days
17 days
Halifax
13 days
8 days
Halifax
16 days
10 days
Halifax
14 days
14 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
7 days
8 days
Halifax
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23 days

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