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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
105 days
237 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
222 days
168 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
251 days
220 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
277 days
208 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
298 days
247 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
168 days
380 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
281 days
291 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
88 days
495 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
275 days
328 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
403 days
242 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
252 days
485 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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141 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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211 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
29 days
48 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
39 days
56 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
29 days
77 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
105 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
45 days
100 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
132 days
29 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
120 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
46 days
136 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
173 days
110 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
147 days
228 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
188 days
279 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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49 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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96 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
37 days
58 days
Bridgewater
50 days
104 days
Truro
35 days
119 days
Inverness
78 days
132 days
Halifax
132 days
84 days
Amherst
191 days
38 days
Bridgewater
92 days
138 days
Yarmouth
56 days
179 days
Truro
85 days
156 days
Sydney
103 days
141 days
Antigonish
131 days
114 days
Truro
109 days
147 days
Windsor
118 days
166 days
Truro
104 days
181 days
Amherst
105 days
181 days
Dartmouth
114 days
180 days
Yarmouth
92 days
202 days
Kentville
142 days
195 days
Yarmouth
154 days
223 days
Truro
202 days
198 days
Kentville
171 days
230 days
Amherst
183 days
218 days
Kentville
165 days
238 days
Dartmouth
235 days
185 days
New Glasgow
161 days
266 days
North Sydney
292 days
141 days
Halifax
243 days
197 days
Dartmouth
191 days
253 days
New Glasgow
262 days
187 days
Bridgewater
257 days
198 days
Sydney
216 days
244 days
Yarmouth
251 days
213 days
Sydney
307 days
177 days
Kentville
379 days
133 days
Dartmouth
254 days
284 days
Antigonish
64 days
509 days
Dartmouth
271 days
328 days
Halifax
305 days
316 days
New Glasgow
375 days
247 days
Halifax
306 days
360 days
Sydney
344 days
351 days
Kentville
552 days
234 days
Dartmouth
651 days
365 days
Halifax
290 days
857 days
Amherst
92 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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203 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
9 days
23 days
Inverness
25 days
32 days
Halifax
40 days
18 days
Bridgewater
18 days
41 days
Antigonish
29 days
33 days
Windsor
28 days
35 days
Yarmouth
21 days
47 days
Kentville
48 days
30 days
Truro
15 days
64 days
Amherst
45 days
35 days
Bridgewater
31 days
52 days
Truro
34 days
51 days
Truro
35 days
61 days
Yarmouth
14 days
90 days
Dartmouth
28 days
76 days
Dartmouth
46 days
58 days
Amherst
42 days
65 days
Yarmouth
22 days
86 days
Kentville
48 days
67 days
Sydney
60 days
55 days
Truro
71 days
64 days
Truro
43 days
97 days
Kentville
52 days
88 days
Kentville
60 days
82 days
Sydney
103 days
42 days
North Sydney
124 days
22 days
Yarmouth
119 days
44 days
Amherst
62 days
114 days
New Glasgow
78 days
102 days
Dartmouth
52 days
138 days
Antigonish
15 days
188 days
Sydney
173 days
52 days
Dartmouth
121 days
111 days
Halifax
143 days
100 days
Bridgewater
178 days
87 days
Sydney
117 days
149 days
Dartmouth
104 days
166 days
New Glasgow
70 days
205 days
New Glasgow
180 days
105 days
Kentville
212 days
87 days
Dartmouth
144 days
195 days
Halifax
196 days
168 days
Halifax
221 days
197 days
Halifax
209 days
400 days
Amherst
45 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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61 days
Halifax
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