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 ?
179 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
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
71 days
103 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
93 days
86 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
151 days
85 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
134 days
133 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
178 days
156 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
211 days
131 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
135 days
217 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
124 days
239 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
56 days
319 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
210 days
237 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
204 days
252 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
416 days
250 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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123 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
28 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
37 days
35 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
35 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
51 days
51 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
77 days
39 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
38 days
80 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
57 days
69 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
61 days
105 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
121 days
105 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
136 days
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
133 days
114 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
221 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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82 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
20 days
35 days
Bridgewater
25 days
40 days
Sydney
64 days
33 days
Halifax
28 days
90 days
Bridgewater
56 days
63 days
Yarmouth
63 days
71 days
Amherst
62 days
89 days
Truro
23 days
134 days
Yarmouth
69 days
89 days
Halifax
110 days
49 days
Yarmouth
78 days
87 days
Inverness
107 days
61 days
Kentville
96 days
75 days
Bridgewater
105 days
85 days
Bridgewater
175 days
43 days
North Sydney
161 days
63 days
New Glasgow
80 days
155 days
Truro
97 days
139 days
Amherst
105 days
147 days
Kentville
158 days
100 days
Truro
134 days
173 days
Halifax
200 days
111 days
Truro
129 days
184 days
Dartmouth
120 days
203 days
Halifax
124 days
204 days
Sydney
157 days
172 days
Kentville
148 days
181 days
Amherst
116 days
217 days
Kentville
294 days
58 days
Dartmouth
133 days
230 days
Halifax
173 days
201 days
Sydney
248 days
131 days
Antigonish
49 days
331 days
Dartmouth
219 days
177 days
Sydney
240 days
173 days
Antigonish
113 days
312 days
Halifax
250 days
196 days
Halifax
221 days
246 days
New Glasgow
164 days
347 days
Dartmouth
368 days
216 days
Dartmouth
245 days
383 days
Sydney
352 days
314 days
Halifax
203 days
485 days
Dartmouth
416 days
411 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
5 days
17 days
Bridgewater
16 days
23 days
Yarmouth
17 days
29 days
Inverness
22 days
26 days
Amherst
27 days
27 days
Sydney
22 days
37 days
Bridgewater
35 days
27 days
Sydney
36 days
27 days
Kentville
37 days
28 days
Halifax
21 days
44 days
Yarmouth
36 days
36 days
North Sydney
58 days
15 days
Yarmouth
29 days
47 days
New Glasgow
34 days
43 days
Kentville
47 days
30 days
Bridgewater
40 days
40 days
Truro
11 days
73 days
Bridgewater
68 days
20 days
Halifax
67 days
29 days
Amherst
31 days
69 days
Amherst
24 days
80 days
Truro
29 days
89 days
Truro
36 days
82 days
Sydney
53 days
74 days
Dartmouth
50 days
79 days
Truro
44 days
86 days
Kentville
91 days
50 days
Halifax
91 days
53 days
Sydney
87 days
77 days
Sydney
118 days
50 days
Antigonish
14 days
161 days
Kentville
93 days
93 days
Antigonish
19 days
177 days
Halifax
140 days
56 days
Halifax
81 days
128 days
Halifax
145 days
65 days
Dartmouth
148 days
69 days
Dartmouth
99 days
139 days
Halifax
177 days
85 days
New Glasgow
54 days
236 days
Dartmouth
99 days
217 days
Dartmouth
230 days
110 days
Dartmouth
251 days
94 days
Halifax
175 days
257 days
Antigonish
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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