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)
175 days
78 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
90 days
58 days
Halifax
66 days
113 days
Halifax
131 days
127 days
Halifax
71 days
376 days
Halifax
417 days
195 days
Halifax
612 days
133 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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284 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
4 days
13 days
Halifax
21 days
24 days
Halifax
22 days
55 days
Halifax
38 days
44 days
Halifax
42 days
43 days
Halifax
135 days
28 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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43 days

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