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)
128 days
178 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
98 days
76 days
Halifax
146 days
138 days
Halifax
51 days
252 days
Halifax
310 days
71 days
Halifax
547 days
167 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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27 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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197 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
12 days
19 days
Halifax
24 days
32 days
Halifax
31 days
28 days
Halifax
28 days
65 days
Halifax
102 days
57 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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9 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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44 days

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