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)
72 days
170 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
25 days
10 days
Halifax
72 days
76 days
Halifax
51 days
230 days
Halifax
103 days
207 days
Halifax
347 days
94 days
Halifax
363 days
209 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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193 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
9 days
Halifax
20 days
10 days
Halifax
40 days
35 days
Halifax
37 days
53 days
Halifax
76 days
36 days
Halifax
69 days
90 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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42 days

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