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)
173 days
102 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
166 days
144 days
Halifax
483 days
98 days
Halifax
56 days
73 days
Halifax
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105 days
Halifax
267 days
119 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
151 days
Halifax
86 days
76 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
35 days
44 days
Halifax
81 days
25 days
Halifax
10 days
17 days
Halifax
---
59 days
Halifax
37 days
35 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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28 days
Halifax
45 days
21 days

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