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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
26 days
73 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
118 days
87 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
66 days
147 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
110 days
105 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
158 days
156 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
259 days
161 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
316 days
129 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
232 days
251 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
178 days
352 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
153 days
489 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
489 days
519 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
407 days
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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72 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
11 days
28 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
44 days
19 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
30 days
46 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
15 days
64 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
48 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
29 days
58 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
46 days
42 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
146 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
90 days
91 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
97 days
87 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
153 days
107 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
394 days
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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34 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
64 days
55 days
Bridgewater
56 days
64 days
Yarmouth
61 days
62 days
Bridgewater
36 days
87 days
Truro
19 days
115 days
Yarmouth
64 days
73 days
Yarmouth
45 days
93 days
Truro
57 days
104 days
Inverness
106 days
60 days
Kentville
73 days
99 days
Yarmouth
40 days
161 days
Amherst
167 days
61 days
Sydney
100 days
158 days
Kentville
110 days
161 days
Bridgewater
118 days
155 days
Bridgewater
153 days
125 days
North Sydney
228 days
78 days
Sydney
178 days
158 days
Truro
116 days
221 days
Truro
102 days
243 days
Truro
115 days
231 days
Antigonish
106 days
254 days
New Glasgow
168 days
194 days
Kentville
90 days
275 days
Sydney
129 days
237 days
Antigonish
154 days
217 days
Dartmouth
251 days
123 days
Dartmouth
231 days
190 days
Kentville
186 days
238 days
Halifax
407 days
27 days
Halifax
385 days
65 days
Sydney
299 days
170 days
Amherst
338 days
147 days
Sydney
387 days
108 days
Dartmouth
138 days
379 days
Sydney
342 days
182 days
Halifax
417 days
135 days
New Glasgow
452 days
123 days
Amherst
276 days
302 days
Windsor
177 days
434 days
Halifax
305 days
316 days
Dartmouth
284 days
351 days
Dartmouth
350 days
313 days
Antigonish
46 days
625 days
Sydney
329 days
441 days
Halifax
411 days
429 days
Halifax
438 days
469 days
Halifax
491 days
946 days
Kentville
953 days
513 days
Halifax
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Amherst
92 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
70 days
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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
9 days
28 days
Yarmouth
15 days
29 days
Yarmouth
19 days
30 days
Bridgewater
27 days
22 days
Yarmouth
12 days
37 days
Inverness
25 days
24 days
Amherst
26 days
27 days
Kentville
15 days
39 days
Truro
21 days
35 days
Halifax
34 days
23 days
Truro
14 days
46 days
Sydney
21 days
39 days
Windsor
37 days
25 days
Bridgewater
24 days
41 days
Antigonish
41 days
34 days
Bridgewater
48 days
31 days
Dartmouth
36 days
45 days
Antigonish
17 days
70 days
Kentville
42 days
47 days
Sydney
61 days
32 days
Truro
49 days
45 days
Kentville
41 days
58 days
Sydney
77 days
28 days
Sydney
37 days
77 days
Truro
64 days
51 days
Bridgewater
70 days
47 days
Truro
52 days
75 days
New Glasgow
76 days
53 days
Antigonish
17 days
115 days
Amherst
80 days
53 days
Dartmouth
73 days
63 days
Halifax
128 days
23 days
North Sydney
121 days
31 days
Sydney
130 days
32 days
Kentville
41 days
134 days
Sydney
90 days
92 days
Amherst
103 days
82 days
New Glasgow
91 days
110 days
Halifax
176 days
66 days
Dartmouth
156 days
95 days
Kentville
194 days
65 days
Dartmouth
163 days
97 days
Sydney
98 days
185 days
Dartmouth
85 days
223 days
Halifax
257 days
84 days
Antigonish
8 days
352 days
Halifax
196 days
168 days
Halifax
327 days
273 days
Halifax
356 days
391 days
Halifax
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Amherst
45 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
42 days
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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