Service/Procedure Summary

Pediatric patients are under 16 years old. This surgery repairs a hernia in any area other than the location of an incision from a previous surgery. A hernia occurs when a piece of an organ sticks through the wall that should normally contain it. See "Hernia Repair - Incisional" for the wait times for incisional hernia repair.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
34 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
233 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
34 days
233 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
9 days
101 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
57 days
232 days
Halifax
106 days
194 days
Halifax
96 days
210 days
Halifax
107 days
240 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
96 days
Halifax
31 days
106 days
Halifax
14 days
124 days
Halifax
24 days
124 days

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