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)
204 days
117 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
39 days
78 days
Halifax
62 days
76 days
Halifax
128 days
114 days
Halifax
56 days
295 days
Halifax
349 days
155 days
Halifax
611 days
85 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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112 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
29 days
Halifax
21 days
20 days
Halifax
23 days
41 days
Halifax
42 days
42 days
Halifax
63 days
30 days
Halifax
59 days
37 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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36 days

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