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 ?
192 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
195 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
192 days
195 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
26 days
50 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
78 days
166 days
Halifax
128 days
132 days
Halifax
135 days
144 days
Halifax
121 days
181 days
Halifax
241 days
234 days
Halifax
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181 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
11 days
29 days
Halifax
33 days
12 days
Halifax
42 days
53 days
Halifax
35 days
69 days
Halifax
45 days
71 days
Halifax
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28 days

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