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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
130 days
150 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
56 days
85 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
85 days
177 days
Halifax
102 days
188 days
Halifax
122 days
272 days
Halifax
143 days
262 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
49 days
85 days
Halifax
32 days
105 days
Halifax
73 days
78 days
Halifax
62 days
97 days

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