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
65 days
169 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
15 days
62 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
56 days
114 days
Halifax
56 days
149 days
Halifax
42 days
195 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
28 days
50 days
Halifax
19 days
65 days
Halifax
16 days
68 days
Halifax
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