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 ?
251 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)
251 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)
29 days
39 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
25 days
107 days
Halifax
33 days
129 days
Halifax
147 days
113 days
Halifax
90 days
270 days
Halifax
658 days
199 days
Halifax
825 days
172 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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134 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
9 days
18 days
Halifax
8 days
28 days
Halifax
28 days
51 days
Halifax
55 days
69 days
Halifax
187 days
33 days
Halifax
129 days
93 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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40 days

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