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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
66 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
65 days
91 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
57 days
106 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
98 days
75 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
63 days
122 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
44 days
163 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
128 days
93 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
125 days
134 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
81 days
179 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
192 days
253 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
245 days
203 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
188 days
276 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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65 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
13 days
20 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
22 days
30 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
18 days
40 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
24 days
36 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
39 days
31 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
18 days
60 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
43 days
37 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
46 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
81 days
47 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
80 days
86 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
115 days
98 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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20 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
14 days
37 days
Kentville
37 days
59 days
Sydney
92 days
20 days
Inverness
53 days
74 days
Bridgewater
52 days
82 days
Kentville
77 days
68 days
Truro
38 days
107 days
New Glasgow
85 days
72 days
Antigonish
29 days
129 days
New Glasgow
40 days
118 days
Amherst
76 days
84 days
Kentville
59 days
118 days
Bridgewater
112 days
65 days
Amherst
57 days
129 days
Antigonish
84 days
111 days
Sydney
86 days
111 days
Yarmouth
105 days
98 days
Windsor
77 days
130 days
Truro
72 days
135 days
Truro
66 days
149 days
Halifax
77 days
140 days
North Sydney
92 days
126 days
Yarmouth
71 days
148 days
Kentville
105 days
120 days
Yarmouth
74 days
158 days
Amherst
86 days
147 days
Truro
125 days
121 days
Bridgewater
187 days
66 days
North Sydney
266 days
47 days
New Glasgow
125 days
191 days
Halifax
190 days
134 days
Dartmouth
155 days
174 days
Halifax
174 days
190 days
Antigonish
107 days
269 days
Dartmouth
209 days
174 days
Dartmouth
240 days
207 days
Halifax
192 days
295 days
Dartmouth
371 days
164 days
Sydney
273 days
276 days
Halifax
161 days
422 days
Sydney
596 days
153 days
Dartmouth
464 days
323 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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163 days
Yarmouth
---
92 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
6 days
21 days
Bridgewater
19 days
13 days
Kentville
13 days
22 days
Sydney
28 days
14 days
North Sydney
23 days
25 days
Amherst
19 days
29 days
Antigonish
11 days
39 days
Yarmouth
15 days
37 days
Sydney
34 days
19 days
Truro
13 days
41 days
Inverness
28 days
32 days
Bridgewater
21 days
40 days
Kentville
31 days
34 days
New Glasgow
17 days
56 days
New Glasgow
46 days
29 days
Kentville
32 days
45 days
Yarmouth
31 days
48 days
Windsor
34 days
47 days
Amherst
27 days
59 days
Truro
30 days
60 days
Truro
22 days
71 days
Yarmouth
46 days
48 days
Amherst
34 days
61 days
Kentville
42 days
55 days
Truro
48 days
54 days
Bridgewater
82 days
28 days
Antigonish
52 days
62 days
Halifax
49 days
65 days
North Sydney
112 days
20 days
Halifax
67 days
65 days
Sydney
71 days
63 days
Halifax
83 days
72 days
Antigonish
14 days
143 days
New Glasgow
35 days
140 days
Sydney
93 days
84 days
Dartmouth
108 days
80 days
Dartmouth
126 days
85 days
Halifax
126 days
118 days
Dartmouth
184 days
60 days
Halifax
122 days
131 days
Dartmouth
177 days
145 days
Dartmouth
237 days
154 days
Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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66 days
Yarmouth
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53 days
Halifax
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