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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
34 days
56 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
102 days
72 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
110 days
146 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
253 days
82 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
139 days
226 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
311 days
120 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
231 days
267 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
468 days
117 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
189 days
434 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
342 days
378 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
150 days
573 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
485 days
918 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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30 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
12 days
23 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
30 days
35 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
35 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
42 days
40 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
36 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
39 days
52 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
99 days
49 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
94 days
74 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
82 days
87 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
124 days
78 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
184 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
266 days
101 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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23 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
34 days
87 days
Bridgewater
71 days
97 days
Antigonish
85 days
90 days
Truro
23 days
154 days
Yarmouth
92 days
132 days
Inverness
106 days
126 days
Bridgewater
94 days
147 days
Sydney
100 days
144 days
Amherst
191 days
57 days
Kentville
139 days
111 days
Truro
105 days
146 days
North Sydney
222 days
70 days
Antigonish
131 days
195 days
Truro
112 days
219 days
Sydney
178 days
158 days
Yarmouth
73 days
265 days
Antigonish
88 days
254 days
Truro
110 days
238 days
Sydney
129 days
237 days
Amherst
186 days
186 days
Dartmouth
221 days
162 days
Yarmouth
161 days
223 days
Kentville
140 days
247 days
New Glasgow
200 days
204 days
Truro
150 days
268 days
Kentville
171 days
258 days
Halifax
407 days
27 days
Bridgewater
245 days
197 days
Yarmouth
251 days
205 days
Halifax
398 days
65 days
New Glasgow
329 days
141 days
Dartmouth
251 days
244 days
Sydney
335 days
179 days
Halifax
417 days
107 days
Amherst
277 days
262 days
Kentville
343 days
199 days
Sydney
299 days
244 days
Dartmouth
174 days
370 days
Windsor
196 days
398 days
Sydney
187 days
425 days
Halifax
305 days
316 days
Dartmouth
290 days
351 days
Sydney
461 days
211 days
Antigonish
57 days
625 days
Dartmouth
441 days
313 days
Halifax
386 days
436 days
Halifax
392 days
437 days
Kentville
700 days
374 days
Halifax
487 days
946 days
Amherst
92 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
40 days
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
13 days
29 days
Bridgewater
29 days
23 days
Kentville
20 days
38 days
Yarmouth
15 days
45 days
Truro
14 days
46 days
Sydney
21 days
39 days
Windsor
36 days
26 days
Bridgewater
22 days
41 days
Inverness
31 days
33 days
Truro
25 days
39 days
Amherst
36 days
29 days
Halifax
43 days
22 days
Yarmouth
33 days
33 days
Yarmouth
16 days
56 days
Antigonish
41 days
34 days
Bridgewater
42 days
46 days
Truro
40 days
50 days
Antigonish
29 days
63 days
Sydney
24 days
70 days
Kentville
50 days
47 days
Dartmouth
49 days
55 days
Amherst
46 days
62 days
Dartmouth
60 days
52 days
Truro
57 days
62 days
Sydney
83 days
38 days
Sydney
105 days
28 days
Kentville
62 days
72 days
Truro
51 days
84 days
New Glasgow
76 days
67 days
Antigonish
10 days
140 days
Halifax
128 days
23 days
Bridgewater
104 days
50 days
North Sydney
122 days
32 days
Sydney
134 days
33 days
Kentville
47 days
145 days
New Glasgow
90 days
103 days
Halifax
148 days
61 days
Sydney
128 days
92 days
Amherst
135 days
99 days
Sydney
49 days
186 days
Kentville
180 days
66 days
Dartmouth
156 days
107 days
Antigonish
13 days
275 days
Dartmouth
96 days
218 days
Dartmouth
220 days
125 days
Halifax
196 days
168 days
Halifax
230 days
205 days
Halifax
293 days
273 days
Halifax
266 days
453 days
Amherst
45 days
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
24 days
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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