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.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
166 days
242 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
34 days
29 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
59 days
181 days
Halifax
128 days
132 days
Halifax
78 days
197 days
Halifax
325 days
234 days
Halifax
480 days
145 days
Halifax
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183 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
25 days
Halifax
24 days
20 days
Halifax
40 days
51 days
Halifax
34 days
77 days
Halifax
62 days
73 days
Halifax
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28 days
Halifax
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