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 Timesort descending
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
61 days
183 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
48 days
104 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
53 days
129 days
Halifax
30 days
146 days
Halifax
69 days
177 days
Halifax
65 days
177 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
13 days
81 days
Halifax
22 days
87 days
Halifax
19 days
87 days
Halifax
11 days
97 days

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