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 ?
168 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
213 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
168 days
213 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
20 days
41 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
349 days
153 days
Halifax
31 days
57 days
Halifax
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Halifax
128 days
144 days
Halifax
62 days
82 days
Halifax
380 days
100 days
Halifax
61 days
295 days
Halifax
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112 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
114 days
41 days
Halifax
8 days
22 days
Halifax
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Halifax
42 days
41 days
Halifax
21 days
25 days
Halifax
93 days
32 days
Halifax
34 days
34 days
Halifax
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20 days

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