Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to insert, remove or adjust a spinal cord stimulator, a device that sends electrical signals to the spinal cord in order to treat pain.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
214 days
350 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
90 days
84 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
214 days
338 days
Halifax
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289 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
122 days
74 days
Halifax
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164 days

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