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 Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
175 days
80 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
54 days
29 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
56 days
73 days
Halifax
166 days
182 days
Halifax
293 days
157 days
Halifax
483 days
121 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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151 days
Halifax
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105 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
10 days
18 days
Halifax
35 days
43 days
Halifax
36 days
32 days
Halifax
50 days
26 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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32 days
Halifax
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39 days

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