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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
118 days
134 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
198 days
69 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
82 days
238 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
229 days
208 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
187 days
262 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
329 days
210 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
329 days
248 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
62 days
538 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
275 days
351 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
614 days
103 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
277 days
477 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
231 days
665 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
407 days
498 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
8 days
26 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
34 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
36 days
42 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
49 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
35 days
59 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
24 days
71 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
28 days
68 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
10 days
92 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
93 days
67 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
100 days
61 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
43 days
171 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
118 days
218 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
229 days
255 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
62 days
48 days
Bridgewater
49 days
94 days
Amherst
92 days
57 days
Truro
31 days
129 days
Bridgewater
125 days
57 days
Antigonish
97 days
114 days
Inverness
101 days
126 days
Bridgewater
85 days
142 days
Yarmouth
92 days
138 days
Kentville
139 days
97 days
Yarmouth
60 days
179 days
North Sydney
228 days
37 days
Yarmouth
46 days
223 days
Truro
109 days
167 days
Amherst
105 days
186 days
Truro
85 days
231 days
Truro
104 days
218 days
Halifax
236 days
91 days
Windsor
177 days
166 days
Sydney
129 days
237 days
Sydney
129 days
237 days
Kentville
165 days
238 days
Sydney
172 days
244 days
Sydney
172 days
244 days
Kentville
187 days
230 days
Halifax
407 days
27 days
Halifax
407 days
27 days
Truro
167 days
268 days
Sydney
292 days
146 days
Dartmouth
180 days
258 days
Bridgewater
256 days
198 days
Yarmouth
251 days
213 days
Amherst
246 days
218 days
New Glasgow
301 days
172 days
Dartmouth
258 days
280 days
Dartmouth
257 days
281 days
Antigonish
54 days
517 days
New Glasgow
329 days
264 days
Dartmouth
272 days
346 days
Halifax
305 days
316 days
Kentville
403 days
238 days
Dartmouth
290 days
351 days
Halifax
375 days
322 days
Halifax
321 days
392 days
Sydney
344 days
441 days
Kentville
500 days
339 days
Halifax
287 days
946 days
Amherst
92 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
25 days
23 days
Antigonish
39 days
16 days
Yarmouth
16 days
41 days
Sydney
21 days
39 days
Sydney
21 days
39 days
Windsor
29 days
34 days
Inverness
36 days
27 days
Halifax
42 days
22 days
Bridgewater
20 days
48 days
Kentville
33 days
36 days
Amherst
39 days
35 days
Antigonish
21 days
59 days
Truro
18 days
63 days
Truro
39 days
43 days
Bridgewater
32 days
52 days
Kentville
44 days
47 days
Yarmouth
51 days
44 days
Yarmouth
22 days
79 days
Yarmouth
15 days
87 days
Dartmouth
38 days
73 days
Truro
36 days
77 days
Truro
58 days
55 days
Amherst
43 days
80 days
Dartmouth
46 days
86 days
Sydney
112 days
24 days
Sydney
103 days
43 days
Sydney
103 days
43 days
New Glasgow
68 days
81 days
North Sydney
122 days
27 days
Halifax
128 days
23 days
Halifax
128 days
23 days
Kentville
71 days
86 days
Truro
59 days
99 days
Kentville
52 days
114 days
Bridgewater
118 days
71 days
Antigonish
13 days
186 days
Amherst
98 days
117 days
Dartmouth
110 days
121 days
New Glasgow
148 days
110 days
Sydney
94 days
174 days
Dartmouth
92 days
193 days
Kentville
212 days
119 days
Halifax
174 days
165 days
Halifax
196 days
168 days
Dartmouth
175 days
237 days
Halifax
223 days
225 days
Halifax
204 days
505 days
Amherst
45 days
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