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 ?
104 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
111 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
63 days
105 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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19 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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111 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
29 days
49 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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14 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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28 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
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361 days
North Sydney
49 days
89 days
Sydney
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55 days
Sydney
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Yarmouth
113 days
111 days
Halifax
63 days
133 days
Kentville
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356 days
Antigonish
12 days
34 days
Halifax
38 days
141 days
Halifax
63 days
305 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
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260 days
North Sydney
19 days
12 days
Sydney
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20 days
Sydney
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Yarmouth
74 days
41 days
Halifax
35 days
39 days
Kentville
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249 days
Antigonish
5 days
17 days
Halifax
30 days
59 days
Halifax
32 days
41 days
Sydney
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Amherst
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