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 ?
577 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
153 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
577 days
153 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)
40 days
41 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
62 days
65 days
Halifax
68 days
78 days
Halifax
112 days
121 days
Halifax
85 days
376 days
Halifax
531 days
85 days
Halifax
577 days
181 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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284 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
24 days
Halifax
10 days
24 days
Halifax
26 days
42 days
Halifax
32 days
41 days
Halifax
53 days
28 days
Halifax
49 days
37 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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47 days

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