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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
86 days
99 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
42 days
161 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
111 days
107 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
197 days
78 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
91 days
194 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
202 days
233 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
184 days
299 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
335 days
165 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
206 days
377 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
231 days
398 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
62 days
643 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
476 days
455 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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72 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
34 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
25 days
43 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
42 days
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
52 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
41 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
72 days
40 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
64 days
52 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
47 days
86 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
55 days
83 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
36 days
163 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
86 days
114 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
187 days
85 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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58 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
64 days
55 days
Bridgewater
39 days
94 days
Sydney
82 days
83 days
Truro
20 days
154 days
Bridgewater
125 days
97 days
Kentville
139 days
88 days
Inverness
101 days
126 days
Yarmouth
92 days
136 days
Bridgewater
85 days
148 days
Amherst
191 days
51 days
Truro
110 days
147 days
Sydney
222 days
70 days
Truro
86 days
218 days
Truro
77 days
238 days
Yarmouth
73 days
265 days
Amherst
161 days
186 days
Sydney
129 days
237 days
Dartmouth
206 days
176 days
Sydney
315 days
87 days
Antigonish
88 days
322 days
Halifax
306 days
107 days
Truro
150 days
268 days
Yarmouth
193 days
234 days
Kentville
160 days
268 days
Halifax
407 days
27 days
New Glasgow
268 days
172 days
Bridgewater
246 days
198 days
Kentville
187 days
258 days
Yarmouth
251 days
211 days
Halifax
407 days
62 days
Dartmouth
177 days
307 days
New Glasgow
298 days
204 days
Dartmouth
235 days
287 days
Windsor
210 days
321 days
Amherst
277 days
260 days
Kentville
354 days
247 days
Halifax
305 days
316 days
Dartmouth
293 days
351 days
Antigonish
54 days
597 days
Kentville
381 days
374 days
Sydney
333 days
425 days
Halifax
356 days
415 days
Dartmouth
441 days
346 days
Halifax
386 days
425 days
Halifax
480 days
931 days
Amherst
92 days
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Sydney
---
158 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Sydney
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211 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
15 days
39 days
Bridgewater
30 days
27 days
Sydney
21 days
39 days
Truro
15 days
46 days
Amherst
36 days
27 days
Windsor
37 days
26 days
Yarmouth
17 days
47 days
Antigonish
41 days
24 days
Kentville
26 days
39 days
Inverness
30 days
36 days
Sydney
21 days
48 days
Truro
27 days
43 days
Bridgewater
23 days
48 days
Yarmouth
20 days
60 days
Yarmouth
50 days
34 days
Truro
38 days
47 days
Bridgewater
34 days
56 days
Kentville
49 days
46 days
Dartmouth
51 days
45 days
Dartmouth
52 days
62 days
Halifax
100 days
25 days
Amherst
54 days
72 days
Truro
47 days
81 days
Sydney
105 days
24 days
Truro
38 days
92 days
New Glasgow
69 days
67 days
Antigonish
10 days
127 days
Halifax
128 days
23 days
Sydney
122 days
32 days
Bridgewater
111 days
50 days
Kentville
73 days
94 days
New Glasgow
89 days
108 days
Kentville
50 days
157 days
Halifax
135 days
84 days
Amherst
135 days
104 days
Dartmouth
104 days
153 days
Sydney
98 days
186 days
Antigonish
12 days
272 days
Dartmouth
108 days
198 days
Kentville
132 days
218 days
Halifax
196 days
168 days
Dartmouth
223 days
156 days
Halifax
230 days
212 days
Halifax
255 days
284 days
Halifax
184 days
464 days
Amherst
45 days
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Sydney
---
92 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Sydney
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71 days

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