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)
173 days
153 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
72 days
111 days
Halifax
68 days
140 days
Halifax
144 days
105 days
Halifax
128 days
148 days
Halifax
174 days
209 days
Halifax
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126 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
31 days
7 days
Halifax
34 days
36 days
Halifax
44 days
53 days
Halifax
37 days
86 days
Halifax
53 days
73 days
Halifax
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27 days

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