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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
16 days
123 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
71 days
92 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
91 days
126 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
140 days
78 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
128 days
117 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
199 days
64 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
49 days
222 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
142 days
131 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
142 days
150 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
106 days
229 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
181 days
174 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
240 days
273 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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91 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
13 days
26 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
7 days
53 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
29 days
33 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
32 days
30 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
11 days
54 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
21 days
49 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
21 days
60 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
56 days
35 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
44 days
52 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
50 days
76 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
124 days
71 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
120 days
99 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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38 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
19 days
57 days
Kentville
31 days
59 days
Sydney
92 days
20 days
Inverness
39 days
85 days
Bridgewater
52 days
82 days
Amherst
76 days
64 days
Kentville
132 days
16 days
Antigonish
29 days
120 days
Kentville
90 days
64 days
New Glasgow
37 days
118 days
Amherst
57 days
104 days
Truro
32 days
131 days
New Glasgow
90 days
84 days
Bridgewater
112 days
69 days
North Sydney
65 days
126 days
Antigonish
80 days
111 days
Truro
64 days
136 days
Truro
52 days
149 days
Amherst
75 days
128 days
Kentville
84 days
135 days
Yarmouth
91 days
129 days
Yarmouth
105 days
126 days
Yarmouth
72 days
159 days
Halifax
84 days
147 days
Sydney
97 days
143 days
Windsor
77 days
166 days
Bridgewater
199 days
71 days
Sydney
118 days
153 days
Kentville
143 days
129 days
Truro
140 days
162 days
North Sydney
266 days
47 days
New Glasgow
125 days
194 days
Halifax
200 days
134 days
Dartmouth
143 days
197 days
Halifax
170 days
189 days
Dartmouth
210 days
172 days
Antigonish
118 days
278 days
Halifax
194 days
295 days
Dartmouth
240 days
273 days
Dartmouth
397 days
151 days
Sydney
273 days
276 days
Halifax
176 days
422 days
Dartmouth
406 days
348 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
26 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
7 days
22 days
Sydney
19 days
14 days
Kentville
13 days
20 days
Bridgewater
23 days
16 days
Yarmouth
15 days
28 days
Amherst
16 days
29 days
Antigonish
12 days
34 days
Truro
9 days
41 days
Inverness
18 days
32 days
Bridgewater
18 days
33 days
North Sydney
24 days
33 days
Kentville
29 days
35 days
New Glasgow
15 days
53 days
Sydney
43 days
25 days
Yarmouth
32 days
41 days
Kentville
32 days
48 days
Amherst
28 days
60 days
Windsor
39 days
50 days
Truro
26 days
63 days
Yarmouth
46 days
46 days
Truro
21 days
71 days
Amherst
35 days
58 days
New Glasgow
50 days
43 days
Kentville
56 days
54 days
Bridgewater
84 days
28 days
Sydney
50 days
63 days
Antigonish
54 days
62 days
Halifax
51 days
65 days
Halifax
69 days
53 days
Kentville
110 days
16 days
Truro
66 days
62 days
North Sydney
111 days
20 days
Antigonish
13 days
145 days
Halifax
105 days
61 days
Sydney
79 days
87 days
New Glasgow
32 days
145 days
Dartmouth
111 days
73 days
Dartmouth
129 days
76 days
Halifax
130 days
106 days
Dartmouth
192 days
60 days
Halifax
128 days
128 days
Dartmouth
177 days
153 days
Dartmouth
220 days
175 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Yarmouth
15 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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