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 ?
662 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
255 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

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

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
31 days
57 days
Halifax
28 days
139 days
Halifax
112 days
178 days
Halifax
61 days
295 days
Halifax
301 days
105 days
Halifax
383 days
153 days
Halifax
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112 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
12 days
22 days
Halifax
11 days
35 days
Halifax
34 days
27 days
Halifax
36 days
41 days
Halifax
80 days
35 days
Halifax
118 days
41 days
Halifax
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20 days

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