Service/Procedure Summary

This category is made up of a large number of brain surgery procedures on pediatric patients under 16 years old, 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 ?
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Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
65 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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37 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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14 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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73 days
Halifax
47 days
93 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
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21 days
Halifax
22 days
25 days
Halifax
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