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Surgery Wait Times for "Adult - Spinal/Back Surgery"

Definition: Spinal/Back Surgery - Procedures to alleviate pain caused by injury to the spine including removal of portions of bone or disc and the injection of bone like material to restore the spine.

Health Authorities
Spinal/Back Surgery1,5406.0 weeks34.4 weeks
Fraser Health1304.1 weeks11.6 weeks
Eagle Ridge Hospital283.9 weeks14.4 weeks
Heran, Navraj Singh83.9 weeks6.6 weeks
Ivanishvili, Zurab53.1 weeks5.7 weeks
Lee, Andrew S.Y.Less than 55.7 weeks8.4 weeks
Nikolakis, Michael1416.9 weeks24.4 weeks
Peace Arch HospitalLess than 5N/AN/A
Yao, Yitun O.Less than 5N/AN/A
Royal Columbian Hospital412.7 weeks7.3 weeks
Bigder, Mark GregoryLess than 5N/AN/A
Heran, Navraj Singh122.7 weeks4.0 weeks
Ivanishvili, ZurabLess than 51.3 weeks2.3 weeks
Kaderali, ZulfiqarLess than 53.3 weeks5.9 weeks
Lee, Andrew S.Y.Less than 5N/AN/A
Nikolakis, Michael226.4 weeks35.0 weeks
Surrey Memorial Hospital606.1 weeks11.7 weeks
Nadeau, Melissa606.1 weeks11.7 weeks
Interior Health3746.4 weeks26.1 weeks
East Kootenay Regional Hospital4127.6 weeks39.3 weeks
Chan, Alex Dart Ming4127.6 weeks39.3 weeks
Kelowna General Hospital1345.0 weeks22.6 weeks
Ayling, Oliver George Spencer134.4 weeks9.2 weeks
Govender, Preneshlin Vadival453.4 weeks7.7 weeks
Lai, Carolyn Siu WuanLess than 5N/AN/A
Omahen, David Anton75.6 weeks16.9 weeks
Tso, Michael Kai-Man4121.0 weeks30.5 weeks
Yavin, Daniel M.2814.9 weeks27.4 weeks
Royal Inland Hospital1247.4 weeks17.8 weeks
Baweja, Reena104.9 weeks8.7 weeks
Brownlee, Richard Dennis588.1 weeks18.1 weeks
Chevalier, Jean-Francois4110.2 weeks26.5 weeks
Matanaj, Ferdinand157.0 weeks13.9 weeks
Vernon Jubilee Hospital7517.3 weeks24.5 weeks
Splawinski, Jan B.7517.3 weeks24.5 weeks
Northern HealthLess than 5N/AN/A
The University Hospital Of Northern British ColumbiaLess than 5N/AN/A
Jost, Evan AnthonyLess than 5N/AN/A
Martin, Erin LeaLess than 5N/AN/A
Nelson, David RobertLess than 5N/AN/A
Wankling, Gilbert J.Less than 5N/AN/A
Provincial Health Services Authority15546.1 weeks130.5 weeks
B.C. Children's Hospital15546.1 weeks130.5 weeks
Ghag, Arvindera44N/AN/A
Miyanji, Firoz7897.5 weeks176.9 weeks
Reilly, Christopher19N/AN/A
Simmonds, Andrea Mary1423.8 weeks46.9 weeks
Vancouver Coastal Health5745.0 weeks43.8 weeks
Lions Gate Hospital2274.6 weeks35.2 weeks
Gul, Shahid Mohammed253.7 weeks12.6 weeks
Honey, Christopher M84.7 weeks8.1 weeks
Janicki, Ryan Richard405.3 weeks69.7 weeks
Mendelsohn, Daniel704.6 weeks40.1 weeks
Mutat, Abdurrazag7215.6 weeks55.5 weeks
Sahjpaul, Ramesh L.123.9 weeks6.0 weeks
St. Paul's Hospital493.4 weeks23.1 weeks
Paquette, ScottLess than 51.7 weeks9.3 weeks
Sahjpaul, Ramesh L.495.7 weeks24.7 weeks
Vancouver General Hospital2989.6 weeks75.3 weeks
Ailon, Tamir3722.4 weeks112.6 weeks
Charest-Morin, Raphaele425.0 weeks34.0 weeks
Dandurand, Charlotte1910.1 weeks32.8 weeks
Dea, Nicolas385.1 weeks83.6 weeks
Dvorak, Marcel Francis Steven4669.1 weeks93.8 weeks
Fisher, Charles Gregory3132.1 weeks98.5 weeks
Kwon, Brian K.4010.9 weeks61.5 weeks
Paquette, Scott101.8 weeks8.5 weeks
Street, John Thomas3512.6 weeks21.1 weeks
Zwimpfer, Thomas J.Less than 5N/AN/A
Vancouver Island Health30617.3 weeks75.5 weeks
Campbell River And District General HospitalLess than 5N/AN/A
Crosby, Andrew John RossLess than 5N/AN/A
Greater Victoria Hospitals29916.7 weeks75.7 weeks
Emmerton-Coughlin, Heather Margaret AnneLess than 5N/AN/A
Fleetwood, Ian Gordon8761.3 weeks76.1 weeks
Frangou, Evan2320.6 weeks23.2 weeks
Hentschel, Stephen J.116.8 weeks17.9 weeks
Mihailovic, AlexandraLess than 5N/AN/A
Reid, Richard1811.4 weeks30.5 weeks
Sun, John Chi Lun127.0 weeks10.9 weeks
Van Oostrom, Trevor MatthewLess than 5N/AN/A
Warren, Daniel Thomas14444.2 weeks89.0 weeks
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital5N/AN/A
Muendel, Karl AlexisLess than 5N/AN/A
Pariser, Michael RobertLess than 5N/AN/A

The data presented on the Surgery Wait Times website is a snapshot of a 3-month time period. The Wait for Surgery represents a component of the total waiting time for surgery, from the date the health authority receives the booking form to the date that the patient receives surgery.

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Health Authorities in B.C.