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)
238 days
145 days

50%

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

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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196 days
Halifax
61 days
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Halifax
251 days
128 days
Halifax
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Halifax
79 days
104 days
Halifax
156 days
157 days
Halifax
489 days
139 days
Halifax
46 days
48 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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40 days
Halifax
15 days
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Halifax
46 days
24 days
Halifax
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Halifax
12 days
18 days
Halifax
25 days
49 days
Halifax
49 days
29 days
Halifax
8 days
13 days

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