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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
28 days
20 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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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)
9 days
13 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
7 days
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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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
Halifax
43 days
57 days
Bridgewater
39 days
56 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
24 days
34 days
Halifax
10 days
29 days
Halifax
65 days
27 days
Halifax
19 days
27 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
15 days
23 days
Antigonish
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Truro
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
37 days
50 days
Bridgewater
8 days
35 days
Halifax
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Dartmouth
21 days
21 days
Halifax
4 days
9 days
Halifax
14 days
9 days
Halifax
9 days
13 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
8 days
18 days
Antigonish
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Truro
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Halifax
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