Service/Procedure Summary

Adult patients are 16 years old or older. 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 ?
250 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
239 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
114 days
108 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
94 days
144 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
80 days
160 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
163 days
128 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
203 days
163 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
196 days
173 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
253 days
148 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
205 days
244 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
165 days
290 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
509 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
180 days
413 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
481 days
162 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
307 days
374 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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223 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
21 days
40 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
52 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
52 days
43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
72 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
28 days
77 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
87 days
68 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
117 days
79 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
114 days
92 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
111 days
119 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
135 days
99 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
204 days
176 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
15 days
369 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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128 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
32 days
83 days
Bridgewater
46 days
79 days
Bridgewater
47 days
80 days
Yarmouth
40 days
89 days
Amherst
104 days
58 days
Truro
87 days
107 days
Truro
98 days
99 days
Kentville
75 days
158 days
New Glasgow
94 days
141 days
Kentville
111 days
124 days
Sydney
159 days
77 days
Yarmouth
86 days
155 days
Yarmouth
48 days
196 days
North Sydney
128 days
118 days
Kentville
113 days
135 days
Amherst
90 days
160 days
Truro
97 days
153 days
Bridgewater
200 days
56 days
Truro
74 days
183 days
Bridgewater
127 days
135 days
Sydney
138 days
133 days
Windsor
154 days
124 days
Kentville
127 days
163 days
Yarmouth
167 days
130 days
Dartmouth
135 days
216 days
Dartmouth
195 days
176 days
Sydney
253 days
122 days
Amherst
133 days
250 days
North Sydney
126 days
280 days
New Glasgow
245 days
162 days
Halifax
279 days
169 days
Dartmouth
324 days
137 days
Halifax
222 days
245 days
Antigonish
54 days
420 days
Dartmouth
384 days
188 days
New Glasgow
301 days
273 days
Kentville
432 days
174 days
Sydney
566 days
239 days
Halifax
294 days
708 days
Halifax
314 days
799 days
Dartmouth
763 days
361 days
Halifax
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60 days
Halifax
---
170 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
154 days
Inverness
---
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Halifax
---
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
17 days
29 days
Truro
15 days
37 days
Bridgewater
18 days
36 days
Bridgewater
20 days
40 days
Bridgewater
30 days
30 days
Yarmouth
16 days
52 days
Yarmouth
17 days
56 days
Dartmouth
29 days
47 days
Kentville
30 days
51 days
Amherst
48 days
37 days
North Sydney
54 days
34 days
Truro
22 days
68 days
Kentville
62 days
32 days
Truro
37 days
57 days
Amherst
36 days
59 days
Truro
34 days
61 days
Sydney
84 days
14 days
Kentville
67 days
36 days
Windsor
76 days
41 days
Kentville
52 days
69 days
New Glasgow
41 days
91 days
Truro
63 days
79 days
Sydney
65 days
78 days
Yarmouth
110 days
35 days
Sydney
98 days
48 days
Dartmouth
80 days
70 days
Bridgewater
89 days
85 days
North Sydney
79 days
106 days
New Glasgow
115 days
74 days
Dartmouth
119 days
78 days
Amherst
46 days
157 days
New Glasgow
96 days
127 days
Dartmouth
144 days
83 days
Dartmouth
128 days
123 days
Kentville
187 days
75 days
Antigonish
26 days
244 days
Halifax
139 days
140 days
Halifax
184 days
97 days
Halifax
195 days
132 days
Sydney
198 days
137 days
Halifax
221 days
372 days
Halifax
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22 days
Halifax
---
59 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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108 days
Inverness
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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