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 ?
175 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
130 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
134 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
183 days
142 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
158 days
80 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
124 days
70 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
77 days
79 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
52 days
55 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
115 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
68 days
82 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
54 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
29 days
49 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
48 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
36 days
13 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
37 days
68 days
Amherst
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---
Antigonish
82 days
125 days
Bridgewater
145 days
97 days
Dartmouth
35 days
104 days
Dartmouth
---
91 days
Halifax
153 days
128 days
Halifax
180 days
94 days
Halifax
169 days
71 days
Kentville
183 days
54 days
Kentville
213 days
78 days
Sydney
---
19 days
Sydney
161 days
34 days
Sydney
128 days
70 days
Yarmouth
129 days
62 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
10 days
40 days
Amherst
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---
Antigonish
26 days
82 days
Bridgewater
16 days
40 days
Dartmouth
28 days
61 days
Dartmouth
---
51 days
Halifax
41 days
72 days
Halifax
44 days
42 days
Halifax
43 days
36 days
Kentville
66 days
37 days
Kentville
75 days
34 days
Sydney
---
16 days
Sydney
51 days
15 days
Sydney
32 days
39 days
Yarmouth
36 days
24 days

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