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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
74 days
71 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
74 days
111 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
113 days
107 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
98 days
164 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
79 days
211 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
144 days
167 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
157 days
199 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
154 days
218 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
371 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
172 days
356 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
279 days
291 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
222 days
372 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
392 days
343 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
38 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
52 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
30 days
57 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
44 days
53 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
54 days
53 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
31 days
77 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
86 days
40 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
85 days
51 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
91 days
57 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
107 days
88 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
118 days
107 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
211 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
183 days
82 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
35 days
47 days
Inverness
69 days
34 days
Bridgewater
47 days
69 days
Amherst
79 days
62 days
Yarmouth
98 days
64 days
Yarmouth
71 days
98 days
Kentville
96 days
75 days
Sydney
130 days
41 days
Halifax
112 days
60 days
Yarmouth
63 days
120 days
Truro
24 days
172 days
Bridgewater
119 days
85 days
Bridgewater
170 days
43 days
North Sydney
153 days
65 days
New Glasgow
138 days
81 days
Truro
103 days
136 days
Amherst
79 days
169 days
Truro
107 days
142 days
North Sydney
156 days
117 days
Kentville
178 days
109 days
Sydney
213 days
92 days
Truro
129 days
184 days
Truro
115 days
211 days
Kentville
207 days
141 days
Halifax
147 days
204 days
Dartmouth
133 days
224 days
Kentville
154 days
215 days
Halifax
173 days
201 days
Amherst
154 days
231 days
Dartmouth
183 days
203 days
Antigonish
138 days
258 days
Dartmouth
219 days
177 days
Sydney
197 days
210 days
Antigonish
50 days
384 days
Halifax
203 days
240 days
Halifax
203 days
289 days
Sydney
281 days
218 days
Halifax
279 days
228 days
Dartmouth
245 days
331 days
Dartmouth
382 days
216 days
New Glasgow
266 days
363 days
Dartmouth
443 days
233 days
Halifax
231 days
502 days
Halifax
422 days
343 days
Yarmouth
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
18 days
26 days
Inverness
22 days
25 days
Bridgewater
26 days
28 days
Yarmouth
17 days
39 days
Sydney
42 days
14 days
Truro
12 days
46 days
Sydney
39 days
24 days
Bridgewater
43 days
22 days
Yarmouth
27 days
43 days
North Sydney
43 days
29 days
Kentville
39 days
34 days
Amherst
27 days
48 days
Yarmouth
49 days
39 days
Kentville
48 days
40 days
Sydney
36 days
53 days
New Glasgow
52 days
43 days
Halifax
90 days
22 days
Truro
41 days
71 days
Bridgewater
63 days
50 days
Truro
42 days
72 days
Truro
51 days
65 days
Amherst
27 days
99 days
Truro
58 days
81 days
Amherst
41 days
104 days
North Sydney
105 days
45 days
Kentville
114 days
42 days
Kentville
86 days
91 days
Dartmouth
105 days
74 days
Halifax
136 days
62 days
Halifax
120 days
78 days
Halifax
129 days
74 days
Sydney
90 days
118 days
Dartmouth
99 days
112 days
Antigonish
28 days
188 days
Antigonish
13 days
203 days
Halifax
189 days
29 days
Halifax
97 days
133 days
Dartmouth
167 days
71 days
Dartmouth
161 days
83 days
Halifax
186 days
118 days
Dartmouth
124 days
189 days
New Glasgow
116 days
215 days
Dartmouth
248 days
91 days
Halifax
174 days
297 days
Yarmouth
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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