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 ?
40 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
107 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
40 days
106 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
50 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
49 days
121 days
Halifax
35 days
169 days
Halifax
41 days
181 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
21 days
37 days
Halifax
21 days
78 days
Halifax
30 days
71 days
Halifax
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