Service/Procedure Summary

Pediatric patients are under 16 years old. 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.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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379 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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297 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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209 days
Halifax
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108 days
Halifax
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646 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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139 days
Halifax
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72 days
Halifax
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318 days

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