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)
238 days
139 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
50 days
48 days
Halifax
61 days
68 days
Halifax
83 days
104 days
Halifax
223 days
149 days
Halifax
251 days
143 days
Halifax
418 days
134 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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196 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
13 days
Halifax
8 days
19 days
Halifax
34 days
28 days
Halifax
44 days
28 days
Halifax
15 days
59 days
Halifax
30 days
49 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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55 days

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