Service/Procedure Summary

Pediatric patients are under 16 years old. During this surgery a doctor makes a small incision in the eardrum (Myringotomy) and places tubes inside the incision so that the middle ear space can clear fluid and equalize pressure.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
80 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
140 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
42 days
141 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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105 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
33 days
55 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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42 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
8 days
138 days
North Sydney
49 days
138 days
Yarmouth
104 days
170 days
Halifax
155 days
148 days
Halifax
130 days
210 days
Halifax
125 days
268 days
Kentville
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357 days
Sydney
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55 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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356 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
18 days
13 days
Antigonish
4 days
43 days
Halifax
39 days
45 days
Halifax
35 days
54 days
Yarmouth
39 days
61 days
Halifax
32 days
106 days
Kentville
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271 days
Sydney
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20 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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259 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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