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 ?
219 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
268 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
58 days
99 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
83 days
120 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
56 days
158 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
154 days
166 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
73 days
339 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
381 days
173 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
206 days
377 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
107 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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239 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
333 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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147 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
26 days
41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
52 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
48 days
88 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
122 days
87 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
131 days
111 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
183 days
317 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
62 days
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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132 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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25 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
124 days
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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83 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
94 days
32 days
Truro
36 days
96 days
Inverness
78 days
61 days
Bridgewater
55 days
94 days
Truro
104 days
73 days
Bridgewater
106 days
71 days
Bridgewater
32 days
156 days
Yarmouth
27 days
168 days
Truro
87 days
111 days
Amherst
105 days
97 days
Yarmouth
46 days
158 days
Yarmouth
68 days
137 days
Kentville
108 days
99 days
Kentville
127 days
97 days
Sydney
142 days
98 days
Kentville
101 days
155 days
Truro
97 days
160 days
Bridgewater
115 days
148 days
Kentville
132 days
139 days
Amherst
112 days
160 days
Windsor
126 days
147 days
Truro
105 days
183 days
Dartmouth
147 days
144 days
Yarmouth
184 days
130 days
Dartmouth
133 days
215 days
Sydney
145 days
228 days
Sydney
252 days
122 days
New Glasgow
242 days
134 days
North Sydney
237 days
146 days
New Glasgow
152 days
253 days
Dartmouth
167 days
265 days
North Sydney
172 days
280 days
New Glasgow
316 days
162 days
Antigonish
47 days
489 days
Halifax
315 days
225 days
Halifax
277 days
276 days
Dartmouth
413 days
243 days
Dartmouth
372 days
312 days
Kentville
500 days
197 days
Sydney
496 days
239 days
Halifax
307 days
833 days
Antigonish
22 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
20 days
13 days
Bridgewater
10 days
44 days
Halifax
39 days
16 days
Yarmouth
15 days
45 days
Bridgewater
21 days
45 days
Bridgewater
29 days
38 days
Yarmouth
13 days
55 days
Truro
16 days
55 days
Kentville
47 days
29 days
Truro
34 days
43 days
Truro
38 days
48 days
Sydney
62 days
27 days
Dartmouth
31 days
60 days
Amherst
56 days
37 days
Kentville
52 days
44 days
Windsor
34 days
65 days
Yarmouth
21 days
83 days
Kentville
42 days
67 days
Amherst
50 days
71 days
Kentville
56 days
69 days
North Sydney
111 days
32 days
Truro
42 days
103 days
North Sydney
102 days
45 days
Truro
69 days
79 days
Sydney
82 days
79 days
Yarmouth
129 days
42 days
Sydney
141 days
36 days
Bridgewater
83 days
99 days
Dartmouth
93 days
90 days
New Glasgow
88 days
102 days
New Glasgow
71 days
123 days
Dartmouth
94 days
109 days
Antigonish
23 days
181 days
Dartmouth
118 days
91 days
Dartmouth
91 days
138 days
New Glasgow
154 days
94 days
Sydney
150 days
124 days
Kentville
203 days
75 days
Halifax
161 days
140 days
Halifax
250 days
68 days
Halifax
231 days
417 days
Antigonish
16 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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