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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
28 days
34 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
63 days
87 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
113 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
103 days
65 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
171 days
50 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
99 days
184 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
213 days
110 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
110 days
223 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
113 days
355 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
342 days
173 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
267 days
266 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
121 days
455 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
220 days
485 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
146 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
22 days
26 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
38 days
23 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
33 days
34 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
61 days
38 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
68 days
38 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
28 days
102 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
41 days
92 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
100 days
58 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
105 days
62 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
127 days
92 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
116 days
104 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
37 days
191 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
65 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
55 days
46 days
Sydney
86 days
33 days
Halifax
40 days
90 days
Halifax
90 days
49 days
Yarmouth
76 days
71 days
Bridgewater
78 days
69 days
New Glasgow
80 days
73 days
Amherst
48 days
105 days
Yarmouth
69 days
88 days
Amherst
54 days
111 days
Yarmouth
82 days
95 days
Truro
24 days
154 days
Kentville
96 days
89 days
Inverness
126 days
69 days
North Sydney
153 days
47 days
Bridgewater
149 days
78 days
Kentville
145 days
90 days
Truro
88 days
149 days
Bridgewater
196 days
43 days
Halifax
173 days
74 days
Truro
79 days
185 days
Halifax
117 days
163 days
Kentville
145 days
156 days
Truro
143 days
166 days
Halifax
203 days
111 days
Kentville
142 days
173 days
Halifax
196 days
121 days
Dartmouth
105 days
216 days
Sydney
153 days
169 days
Antigonish
105 days
252 days
Antigonish
47 days
317 days
Sydney
213 days
170 days
Dartmouth
119 days
280 days
Dartmouth
218 days
190 days
Halifax
265 days
165 days
Sydney
237 days
219 days
Dartmouth
368 days
129 days
Halifax
213 days
356 days
Halifax
195 days
485 days
Dartmouth
274 days
411 days
New Glasgow
401 days
347 days
Dartmouth
372 days
439 days
Sydney
352 days
459 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
30 days
Bridgewater
22 days
26 days
Inverness
23 days
29 days
Halifax
22 days
32 days
Bridgewater
33 days
26 days
Kentville
31 days
32 days
Bridgewater
23 days
40 days
Amherst
20 days
46 days
Yarmouth
40 days
29 days
New Glasgow
34 days
36 days
Yarmouth
30 days
43 days
Sydney
47 days
27 days
Sydney
26 days
48 days
Halifax
59 days
22 days
North Sydney
73 days
13 days
Amherst
30 days
60 days
Truro
10 days
88 days
Truro
23 days
77 days
Bridgewater
87 days
17 days
Truro
35 days
86 days
Kentville
73 days
54 days
Truro
35 days
95 days
Kentville
88 days
42 days
Sydney
82 days
54 days
Halifax
91 days
47 days
Sydney
74 days
67 days
Dartmouth
54 days
107 days
Antigonish
18 days
144 days
Antigonish
13 days
152 days
Sydney
64 days
102 days
Halifax
79 days
89 days
Kentville
79 days
91 days
Halifax
138 days
39 days
Halifax
132 days
54 days
Dartmouth
130 days
69 days
Halifax
145 days
65 days
Halifax
139 days
72 days
Dartmouth
87 days
146 days
New Glasgow
30 days
236 days
Dartmouth
82 days
218 days
Dartmouth
251 days
88 days
Dartmouth
209 days
187 days
Halifax
172 days
232 days
Halifax
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