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 ?
24 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
47 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
27 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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North Sydney
Northside 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
18 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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39 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside 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%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
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Halifax
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57 days
Bridgewater
157 days
61 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
28 days
33 days
Halifax
26 days
28 days
Halifax
28 days
27 days
Halifax
18 days
27 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
16 days
23 days
Antigonish
356 days
51 days
Truro
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
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Halifax
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50 days
Bridgewater
6 days
40 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
20 days
20 days
Halifax
4 days
13 days
Halifax
14 days
12 days
Halifax
9 days
13 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
10 days
15 days
Antigonish
55 days
27 days
Truro
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Halifax
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