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)
90 days
124 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
72 days
59 days
Halifax
54 days
139 days
Halifax
144 days
105 days
Halifax
102 days
175 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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126 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
23 days
6 days
Halifax
30 days
36 days
Halifax
38 days
53 days
Halifax
37 days
77 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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27 days

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