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)
173 days
165 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
57 days
73 days
Halifax
95 days
165 days
Halifax
154 days
179 days
Halifax
267 days
83 days
Halifax
257 days
115 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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211 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
25 days
Halifax
38 days
29 days
Halifax
35 days
39 days
Halifax
46 days
31 days
Halifax
62 days
28 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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23 days

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