Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery includes tethered cord release of the spine and decompression, transposition, exploration, or repair of a nerve.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
105 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
130 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
62 days
253 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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34 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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66 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
52 days
48 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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10 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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36 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
57 days
57 days
Halifax
103 days
48 days
New Waterford
23 days
392 days
Halifax
316 days
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Kentville
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New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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35 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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104 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
11 days
15 days
Halifax
45 days
27 days
New Waterford
13 days
74 days
Halifax
77 days
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Kentville
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New Waterford
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Halifax
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Halifax
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33 days
Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Antigonish
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41 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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