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 ?
137 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
100 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
115 days
95 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
137 days
133 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
46 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
76 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
36 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
120 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
13 days
73 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
50 days
52 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
33 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
78 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
24 days
67 days
Sydney
113 days
35 days
Halifax
91 days
77 days
Halifax
106 days
72 days
Antigonish
90 days
88 days
Dartmouth
137 days
77 days
Halifax
108 days
117 days
Dartmouth
165 days
82 days
Dartmouth
183 days
74 days
Kentville
137 days
133 days
Yarmouth
220 days
118 days
Amherst
420 days
48 days
Sydney
---
50 days
Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
14 days
43 days
Amherst
27 days
33 days
Sydney
51 days
14 days
Dartmouth
43 days
32 days
Halifax
36 days
43 days
Halifax
50 days
31 days
Antigonish
39 days
50 days
Kentville
38 days
53 days
Dartmouth
48 days
46 days
Halifax
43 days
54 days
Yarmouth
42 days
70 days
Dartmouth
103 days
36 days
Sydney
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15 days
Amherst
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