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 ?
210 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
139 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
210 days
139 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)
30 days
36 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
68 days
78 days
Halifax
112 days
127 days
Halifax
78 days
303 days
Halifax
327 days
195 days
Halifax
531 days
156 days
Halifax
1355 days
181 days
Halifax
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251 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
9 days
Halifax
26 days
24 days
Halifax
32 days
26 days
Halifax
25 days
58 days
Halifax
42 days
46 days
Halifax
63 days
55 days
Halifax
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36 days

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