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)
119 days
209 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
120 days
83 days
Halifax
50 days
252 days
Halifax
138 days
179 days
Halifax
252 days
85 days
Halifax
375 days
193 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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27 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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197 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
21 days
Halifax
32 days
30 days
Halifax
39 days
36 days
Halifax
30 days
85 days
Halifax
86 days
90 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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10 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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48 days

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