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 ?
45 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
176 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
27 days
176 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
6 days
84 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
36 days
135 days
Halifax
56 days
143 days
Halifax
58 days
156 days
Halifax
46 days
218 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
15 days
65 days
Halifax
15 days
65 days
Halifax
21 days
85 days
Halifax
19 days
90 days

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