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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
21 days
23 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
7 days
12 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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92 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
12 days
68 days
Halifax
15 days
19 days
Halifax
15 days
26 days
Halifax
137 days
36 days
Halifax
21 days
19 days
Dartmouth
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33 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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50 days
Truro
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
7 days
35 days
Halifax
8 days
16 days
Halifax
10 days
13 days
Halifax
22 days
14 days
Halifax
9 days
10 days
Dartmouth
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21 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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