Service/Procedure Summary

This category is made up of a large number of brain surgery procedures on adult patients 16 years old or older, including craniotomy, craniectomy, shunt insertion, ventriculostomy, deep brain stimulation, biopsy, CSF reservoir insertion, and excision of a tumor.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
227 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
199 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
227 days
199 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)
22 days
58 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
23 days
58 days
Halifax
33 days
139 days
Halifax
78 days
176 days
Halifax
99 days
234 days
Halifax
382 days
199 days
Halifax
857 days
143 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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102 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
19 days
Halifax
8 days
26 days
Halifax
41 days
26 days
Halifax
42 days
51 days
Halifax
162 days
66 days
Halifax
413 days
35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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29 days

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