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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
64 days
62 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
71 days
75 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
112 days
46 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
112 days
106 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
133 days
100 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
105 days
140 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
142 days
166 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
134 days
192 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
72 days
276 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
176 days
220 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
149 days
285 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
284 days
314 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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240 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
24 days
22 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
24 days
28 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
30 days
24 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
34 days
44 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
21 days
73 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
20 days
84 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
74 days
37 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
83 days
39 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
12 days
135 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
87 days
89 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
125 days
68 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
89 days
132 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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185 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
19 days
40 days
Kentville
37 days
53 days
Bridgewater
51 days
46 days
Yarmouth
30 days
88 days
Sydney
92 days
27 days
Kentville
56 days
64 days
Amherst
76 days
62 days
Bridgewater
78 days
69 days
Antigonish
29 days
126 days
Inverness
60 days
97 days
Truro
28 days
131 days
Yarmouth
79 days
85 days
Amherst
65 days
104 days
Kentville
132 days
44 days
Amherst
71 days
106 days
Antigonish
84 days
93 days
New Glasgow
110 days
84 days
Truro
65 days
130 days
Truro
49 days
149 days
Yarmouth
72 days
128 days
North Sydney
89 days
126 days
Kentville
98 days
118 days
Yarmouth
104 days
123 days
Halifax
88 days
140 days
Bridgewater
208 days
66 days
Kentville
143 days
133 days
Sydney
102 days
175 days
North Sydney
242 days
56 days
Halifax
173 days
128 days
Sydney
160 days
145 days
Truro
145 days
167 days
Dartmouth
139 days
176 days
Halifax
217 days
104 days
New Glasgow
125 days
236 days
Antigonish
118 days
287 days
Dartmouth
210 days
197 days
Halifax
181 days
295 days
Halifax
194 days
295 days
Dartmouth
210 days
298 days
Sydney
238 days
278 days
Dartmouth
397 days
160 days
Windsor
363 days
201 days
Dartmouth
406 days
433 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
34 days
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
6 days
17 days
Sydney
17 days
15 days
Kentville
12 days
20 days
Bridgewater
18 days
22 days
Yarmouth
16 days
26 days
Bridgewater
19 days
27 days
Amherst
19 days
28 days
Antigonish
11 days
38 days
Truro
8 days
47 days
Yarmouth
14 days
43 days
Inverness
28 days
32 days
Kentville
27 days
35 days
North Sydney
23 days
44 days
Yarmouth
31 days
38 days
Amherst
28 days
48 days
Sydney
42 days
34 days
Truro
24 days
57 days
Yarmouth
42 days
40 days
Amherst
28 days
57 days
Truro
22 days
74 days
Windsor
43 days
54 days
Kentville
47 days
58 days
Kentville
89 days
22 days
Antigonish
55 days
59 days
New Glasgow
75 days
46 days
Bridgewater
98 days
25 days
North Sydney
104 days
20 days
Halifax
69 days
56 days
Sydney
63 days
64 days
Kentville
83 days
44 days
Halifax
63 days
69 days
Antigonish
13 days
138 days
Truro
79 days
77 days
Sydney
88 days
82 days
New Glasgow
29 days
145 days
Dartmouth
106 days
79 days
Halifax
111 days
91 days
Dartmouth
126 days
76 days
Halifax
130 days
84 days
Dartmouth
192 days
62 days
Halifax
146 days
112 days
Dartmouth
179 days
147 days
Dartmouth
186 days
175 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
23 days
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Halifax
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