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 Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
113 days
179 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
35 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
105 days
Halifax
281 days
157 days
Halifax
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Halifax
95 days
68 days
Halifax
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151 days
Halifax
175 days
182 days
Halifax
337 days
121 days
Halifax
57 days
73 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
11 days
39 days
Halifax
36 days
30 days
Halifax
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Halifax
47 days
19 days
Halifax
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32 days
Halifax
35 days
44 days
Halifax
43 days
25 days
Halifax
18 days
22 days

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