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 ?
206 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
206 days
193 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)
25 days
27 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
98 days
73 days
Halifax
152 days
108 days
Halifax
79 days
215 days
Halifax
364 days
85 days
Halifax
547 days
157 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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197 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
13 days
21 days
Halifax
30 days
30 days
Halifax
31 days
65 days
Halifax
74 days
32 days
Halifax
99 days
50 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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36 days

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