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
89 days
121 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
59 days
54 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
88 days
155 days
Halifax
85 days
165 days
Halifax
100 days
181 days
Halifax
83 days
220 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
38 days
72 days
Halifax
54 days
66 days
Halifax
52 days
79 days
Halifax
55 days
79 days

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