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.

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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
34 days
254 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
8 days
204 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
57 days
176 days
Halifax
104 days
186 days
Halifax
96 days
204 days
Halifax
100 days
205 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
22 days
87 days
Halifax
14 days
102 days
Halifax
28 days
99 days
Halifax
23 days
120 days

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