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 Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
85 days
177 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
49 days
72 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
83 days
191 days
Halifax
100 days
158 days
Halifax
102 days
181 days
Halifax
111 days
267 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
49 days
86 days
Halifax
53 days
67 days
Halifax
55 days
67 days
Halifax
63 days
85 days

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