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
127 days
186 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
99 days
116 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
57 days
129 days
Halifax
96 days
146 days
Halifax
88 days
155 days
Halifax
104 days
186 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
14 days
81 days
Halifax
25 days
73 days
Halifax
27 days
89 days
Halifax
21 days
107 days

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