Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older. This category includes procedures that relieve pressure on the nerves in the spine, including laminectomy, discectomy, insertion or upgrade of a generator and lead, fusion, vertebrectomy, cordotomy, and excision of a spinal cord tumor.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
413 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
336 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
413 days
308 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
81 days
112 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
213 days
304 days
Halifax
246 days
280 days
Halifax
300 days
298 days
Halifax
316 days
326 days
Halifax
324 days
374 days
Halifax
966 days
134 days
Halifax
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529 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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799 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
48 days
83 days
Halifax
69 days
95 days
Halifax
66 days
139 days
Halifax
46 days
171 days
Halifax
107 days
143 days
Halifax
298 days
65 days
Halifax
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323 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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563 days

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