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)
298 days
137 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
189 days
111 days
Halifax
238 days
134 days
Halifax
51 days
48 days
Halifax
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196 days
Halifax
61 days
68 days
Halifax
289 days
143 days
Halifax
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Halifax
79 days
104 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
35 days
55 days
Halifax
42 days
27 days
Halifax
15 days
14 days
Halifax
---
54 days
Halifax
15 days
52 days
Halifax
34 days
28 days
Halifax
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Halifax
8 days
18 days

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