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The White Pines Family Health Network provide minor surgery procedures to their patients through the Minor Surgery Group. Patients are receptive to undergoing minor procedures outside the traditional hospital setting; and also an office surgical suite allows the physician greater flexibility in scheduling. The minor surgery staff always strive to make your visit as comfortable as possible in an office setting.

Notes For Your Visit:

  1. On the day of your surgery there are no food restrictions, you can eat normally. Please make sure to eat on that day or prior to procedure.
  2. Wear comfortable clothing that can be removed easily.
  3. If you do not speak English / French, please bring an adult with you who is able to translate in your language.
  4. You will receive a local anaesthetic or "freezing" in the area where your procedure will be performed. If you are allergic to the "freezing" please advise MD or minor surgery staff.
  5. With a few exceptions, most patients may leave shortly after surgery.
  6. Please report to the Registration Desk with your Health Card for Minor Surgery 15 to 30 minutes before your appointment.
  7. The Timmins Family Health Team and White Pines Family Health Network are not responsible for any loss or damage of personal items or clothing.
  8. Late arrivals may have their procedure cancelled. If you fail to cancel, or do not show up to your designated appointment your rebooking fee will be $50.00
  9. Please notify your Family Physician's office 48 hours in advance if you wish to change or cancel an appointment.
  10. Please note our offices are scent free. Please refrain from wearing strong perfumes and / or colognes.

Please Note
  • Surgery time may be subject to change
  • We wish to advise patients that many services are not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and therefore it is the patient's responsibility to cover all costs associated with the procedure
  • Only cash or cheque payments are currently accepted. Please see the nurse in the procedure room to make payment at the time of your procedure.
  • Please make cheques Payable to the Physician performing the procedure.

After your Procedure:
Your Physician will provide you with after care instructions. Should you have any questions or concerns please feel free to ask the


Cautery/Shave/Curetting /Cryo/ Excisions $100.00 For 1st Lesion

**No more than 3 at a session
$100.00 For1st sesion
$30.00/ per For minor additional lesions
$50.00/ per For major additional lesions
(Sterilized field)
Lesions-Face and Neck $100.00 Per Lesion
Skin Tags $50.00 1-5
$75.00 6-10
$100.00 11-15
$5.00 Per Tag for more than 15
Non-Plantar Warts $35·00 For 1
$20.00 Per additional wart
**Please note you will be charged a $50.00 rebooking fee if you fail to cancel or miss your appointment.