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
122 days
511 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
75 days
85 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
76 days
183 days
Halifax
101 days
188 days
Halifax
143 days
269 days
Halifax
122 days
325 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
33 days
92 days
Halifax
31 days
115 days
Halifax
63 days
95 days
Halifax
26 days
168 days

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