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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
119 days
154 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
83 days
197 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
162 days
219 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
129 days
279 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
207 days
264 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
309 days
169 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
417 days
134 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
199 days
377 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
265 days
340 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
488 days
896 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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180 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
17 days
94 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
73 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
52 days
101 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
63 days
98 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
83 days
114 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
42 days
174 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
89 days
154 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
138 days
138 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
134 days
172 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
128 days
195 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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116 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
37 days
83 days
Bridgewater
55 days
94 days
Truro
36 days
114 days
Halifax
94 days
84 days
Truro
104 days
78 days
Bridgewater
125 days
71 days
Yarmouth
49 days
155 days
Truro
93 days
111 days
Yarmouth
27 days
179 days
Yarmouth
68 days
138 days
Inverness
78 days
132 days
Antigonish
97 days
114 days
Kentville
108 days
116 days
Sydney
127 days
103 days
Kentville
127 days
111 days
Amherst
105 days
135 days
Windsor
114 days
147 days
Amherst
112 days
160 days
Kentville
141 days
135 days
Kentville
130 days
155 days
Truro
109 days
183 days
Truro
117 days
183 days
Dartmouth
149 days
151 days
Yarmouth
184 days
148 days
Halifax
221 days
115 days
Dartmouth
137 days
215 days
Sydney
127 days
228 days
Sydney
265 days
122 days
New Glasgow
161 days
253 days
North Sydney
237 days
192 days
Dartmouth
175 days
267 days
New Glasgow
242 days
201 days
Bridgewater
256 days
190 days
Sydney
172 days
280 days
New Glasgow
316 days
172 days
Antigonish
54 days
489 days
Halifax
285 days
288 days
Sydney
377 days
268 days
Dartmouth
413 days
243 days
Kentville
514 days
197 days
Dartmouth
651 days
312 days
Halifax
314 days
867 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
41 days
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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
9 days
44 days
Bridgewater
17 days
42 days
Halifax
39 days
21 days
Yarmouth
21 days
41 days
Inverness
21 days
46 days
Yarmouth
13 days
55 days
Bridgewater
30 days
38 days
Truro
16 days
56 days
Kentville
47 days
30 days
Truro
34 days
45 days
Truro
35 days
47 days
Antigonish
21 days
68 days
Sydney
62 days
29 days
Amherst
56 days
37 days
Kentville
53 days
43 days
Dartmouth
33 days
64 days
Kentville
42 days
67 days
Windsor
34 days
76 days
Yarmouth
21 days
98 days
Kentville
59 days
67 days
Sydney
56 days
79 days
Truro
69 days
76 days
Amherst
51 days
95 days
Truro
43 days
107 days
North Sydney
119 days
32 days
Sydney
106 days
46 days
Yarmouth
133 days
51 days
Dartmouth
97 days
90 days
Bridgewater
91 days
105 days
New Glasgow
70 days
127 days
Sydney
154 days
45 days
Antigonish
25 days
181 days
New Glasgow
82 days
127 days
Dartmouth
119 days
106 days
Dartmouth
95 days
134 days
Dartmouth
91 days
139 days
Halifax
148 days
97 days
Sydney
112 days
135 days
New Glasgow
151 days
107 days
Kentville
204 days
78 days
Halifax
175 days
154 days
Halifax
237 days
417 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
21 days
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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