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 ?
212 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
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
45 days
100 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
124 days
183 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
100 days
212 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
207 days
117 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
278 days
170 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
118 days
380 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
153 days
385 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
190 days
356 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
289 days
328 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
515 days
229 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
469 days
428 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
23 days
30 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
74 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
34 days
81 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
15 days
118 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
52 days
85 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
45 days
93 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
32 days
106 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
114 days
41 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
74 days
148 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
109 days
118 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
79 days
224 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
36 days
62 days
Bridgewater
51 days
69 days
Bridgewater
28 days
97 days
Yarmouth
28 days
98 days
Halifax
108 days
20 days
Yarmouth
50 days
91 days
Bridgewater
46 days
111 days
Truro
37 days
134 days
Halifax
61 days
115 days
Yarmouth
29 days
169 days
Kentville
57 days
145 days
Kentville
81 days
127 days
Antigonish
75 days
141 days
Halifax
146 days
92 days
Truro
53 days
188 days
Windsor
156 days
94 days
Bridgewater
93 days
158 days
Amherst
139 days
142 days
Amherst
87 days
203 days
Truro
89 days
203 days
Truro
108 days
191 days
Sydney
158 days
146 days
Kentville
118 days
275 days
Amherst
202 days
195 days
Dartmouth
272 days
138 days
Bridgewater
254 days
183 days
Dartmouth
173 days
274 days
Antigonish
284 days
176 days
Dartmouth
351 days
113 days
Kentville
118 days
352 days
Dartmouth
298 days
214 days
Sydney
322 days
224 days
New Glasgow
257 days
301 days
Antigonish
81 days
496 days
Dartmouth
234 days
365 days
New Glasgow
279 days
359 days
Sydney
311 days
379 days
Halifax
518 days
211 days
Halifax
506 days
268 days
Sydney
197 days
741 days
Sydney
722 days
250 days
Kentville
795 days
197 days
Halifax
588 days
549 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Kentville
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Inverness
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40 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
23 days
8 days
Yarmouth
11 days
26 days
Yarmouth
8 days
40 days
Yarmouth
21 days
29 days
Bridgewater
22 days
28 days
Yarmouth
12 days
40 days
Bridgewater
23 days
41 days
Kentville
23 days
53 days
Antigonish
14 days
65 days
Truro
23 days
56 days
Halifax
37 days
42 days
Amherst
31 days
49 days
Bridgewater
15 days
69 days
Dartmouth
51 days
35 days
Kentville
34 days
53 days
Kentville
22 days
65 days
Halifax
52 days
38 days
Windsor
71 days
29 days
Sydney
54 days
52 days
Amherst
37 days
77 days
Bridgewater
54 days
67 days
Truro
16 days
108 days
Bridgewater
53 days
78 days
Amherst
60 days
75 days
Truro
36 days
104 days
Truro
58 days
92 days
Sydney
111 days
55 days
Antigonish
112 days
62 days
Dartmouth
99 days
94 days
Dartmouth
115 days
85 days
Sydney
115 days
93 days
Dartmouth
164 days
62 days
New Glasgow
76 days
153 days
Antigonish
11 days
265 days
Sydney
187 days
102 days
Kentville
230 days
73 days
Kentville
46 days
275 days
Sydney
142 days
235 days
Halifax
284 days
120 days
New Glasgow
171 days
236 days
Dartmouth
174 days
257 days
Halifax
331 days
146 days
Halifax
458 days
156 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Glace Bay
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Kentville
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Inverness
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13 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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