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)
223 days
121 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
71 days
48 days
Halifax
62 days
71 days
Halifax
151 days
134 days
Halifax
147 days
151 days
Halifax
268 days
119 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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196 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
11 days
19 days
Halifax
21 days
14 days
Halifax
19 days
41 days
Halifax
42 days
32 days
Halifax
90 days
24 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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39 days

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