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
48 days
203 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
35 days
59 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
107 days
Halifax
43 days
122 days
Halifax
48 days
171 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
58 days
Halifax
25 days
58 days
Halifax
26 days
70 days

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