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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
33 days
105 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
66 days
78 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
149 days
27 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
130 days
66 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
85 days
142 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
66 days
193 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
117 days
167 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
47 days
268 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
166 days
263 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
203 days
262 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
158 days
510 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
350 days
321 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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198 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
27 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
23 days
48 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
21 days
57 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
32 days
54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
39 days
60 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
92 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
118 days
16 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
134 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
103 days
45 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
103 days
64 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
106 days
86 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
109 days
141 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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67 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
49 days
42 days
Kentville
28 days
63 days
Halifax
83 days
32 days
Sydney
86 days
30 days
Yarmouth
26 days
97 days
Halifax
40 days
90 days
Amherst
41 days
92 days
Bridgewater
78 days
69 days
Yarmouth
63 days
88 days
Yarmouth
76 days
76 days
Amherst
54 days
104 days
Amherst
71 days
89 days
Yarmouth
82 days
78 days
Antigonish
57 days
112 days
Truro
64 days
119 days
Kentville
96 days
89 days
Truro
25 days
172 days
North Sydney
167 days
46 days
Halifax
160 days
57 days
Kentville
132 days
93 days
Truro
64 days
164 days
Antigonish
47 days
183 days
Truro
85 days
149 days
New Glasgow
149 days
86 days
Halifax
176 days
64 days
New Glasgow
56 days
193 days
Kentville
106 days
153 days
Bridgewater
199 days
66 days
Halifax
109 days
156 days
Kentville
130 days
144 days
Dartmouth
76 days
216 days
Truro
145 days
166 days
Antigonish
44 days
268 days
Sydney
149 days
169 days
Halifax
200 days
154 days
Inverness
126 days
228 days
Sydney
206 days
170 days
Dartmouth
209 days
197 days
Dartmouth
113 days
300 days
Halifax
265 days
165 days
Dartmouth
397 days
116 days
Halifax
194 days
407 days
Halifax
213 days
399 days
Dartmouth
245 days
411 days
New Glasgow
401 days
292 days
Dartmouth
372 days
439 days
Sydney
397 days
521 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
13 days
22 days
Sydney
22 days
23 days
Bridgewater
25 days
20 days
Yarmouth
18 days
29 days
Amherst
20 days
30 days
Yarmouth
14 days
44 days
Bridgewater
28 days
31 days
Halifax
37 days
26 days
Amherst
29 days
36 days
Kentville
30 days
40 days
Yarmouth
27 days
43 days
Halifax
28 days
44 days
Halifax
59 days
16 days
Yarmouth
40 days
36 days
Truro
26 days
51 days
New Glasgow
36 days
44 days
Sydney
31 days
50 days
New Glasgow
31 days
54 days
Amherst
27 days
59 days
Truro
8 days
88 days
Antigonish
54 days
43 days
Truro
23 days
78 days
Antigonish
12 days
94 days
Inverness
74 days
32 days
Kentville
66 days
42 days
North Sydney
92 days
19 days
Truro
26 days
92 days
Truro
35 days
84 days
Dartmouth
43 days
77 days
Halifax
92 days
30 days
Kentville
61 days
69 days
Sydney
69 days
62 days
Kentville
76 days
60 days
Bridgewater
112 days
24 days
Halifax
75 days
72 days
Antigonish
13 days
138 days
Halifax
89 days
70 days
Halifax
143 days
62 days
Halifax
140 days
66 days
Dartmouth
90 days
128 days
Dartmouth
136 days
90 days
Sydney
111 days
131 days
New Glasgow
29 days
236 days
Dartmouth
81 days
187 days
Dartmouth
92 days
186 days
Halifax
166 days
168 days
Dartmouth
350 days
71 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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