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)
156 days
129 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
71 days
39 days
Halifax
44 days
104 days
Halifax
156 days
162 days
Halifax
229 days
119 days
Halifax
238 days
139 days
Halifax
61 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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196 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
12 days
Halifax
11 days
18 days
Halifax
27 days
44 days
Halifax
44 days
32 days
Halifax
55 days
22 days
Halifax
19 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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38 days

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