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 ?
189 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
87 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
43 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
195 days
95 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
57 days
214 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
46 days
69 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
124 days
27 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
25 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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---
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
39 days
48 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
31 days
59 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
26 days
29 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
15 days
13 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days
19 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
77 days
60 days
Amherst
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---
Antigonish
59 days
125 days
Dartmouth
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---
Halifax
189 days
139 days
Halifax
190 days
102 days
Halifax
181 days
78 days
Kentville
181 days
83 days
Kentville
183 days
110 days
North Sydney
46 days
41 days
Sydney
---
33 days
Sydney
140 days
35 days
Sydney
132 days
76 days
Yarmouth
83 days
61 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
25 days
34 days
Amherst
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---
Antigonish
24 days
82 days
Dartmouth
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---
Halifax
43 days
69 days
Halifax
44 days
50 days
Halifax
43 days
37 days
Kentville
57 days
46 days
Kentville
66 days
26 days
North Sydney
23 days
11 days
Sydney
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14 days
Sydney
28 days
15 days
Sydney
29 days
43 days
Yarmouth
36 days
14 days

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