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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
139 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
115 days
127 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
115 days
134 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
47 days
244 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
180 days
127 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
166 days
148 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
71 days
244 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
214 days
162 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
263 days
126 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
327 days
97 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
422 days
109 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
546 days
263 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
216 days
695 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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253 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
21 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
29 days
49 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
76 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
35 days
71 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
71 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
81 days
49 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
54 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
99 days
49 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
100 days
62 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
121 days
70 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
78 days
115 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
137 days
88 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
144 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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150 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
40 days
32 days
Truro
32 days
83 days
Bridgewater
38 days
79 days
Bridgewater
42 days
95 days
Amherst
98 days
57 days
Kentville
94 days
84 days
North Sydney
99 days
85 days
Bridgewater
152 days
44 days
Sydney
159 days
41 days
Yarmouth
71 days
137 days
Truro
105 days
105 days
Yarmouth
59 days
155 days
New Glasgow
86 days
132 days
Truro
121 days
99 days
Truro
106 days
134 days
Sydney
145 days
107 days
Bridgewater
127 days
127 days
Amherst
97 days
160 days
Dartmouth
183 days
83 days
Kentville
144 days
135 days
North Sydney
118 days
170 days
Yarmouth
167 days
130 days
Halifax
49 days
252 days
Truro
89 days
233 days
Kentville
127 days
220 days
Dartmouth
205 days
169 days
Sydney
252 days
126 days
Halifax
163 days
218 days
New Glasgow
188 days
225 days
Dartmouth
128 days
293 days
Halifax
195 days
240 days
Antigonish
54 days
397 days
Amherst
165 days
312 days
Halifax
279 days
198 days
Kentville
422 days
133 days
Dartmouth
468 days
124 days
Dartmouth
392 days
216 days
New Glasgow
301 days
356 days
Sydney
496 days
218 days
Dartmouth
394 days
378 days
Dartmouth
483 days
329 days
Halifax
270 days
684 days
Halifax
307 days
695 days
Halifax
---
43 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Inverness
---
48 days
Kentville
97 days
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North Sydney
---
28 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
16 days
22 days
Truro
15 days
37 days
Bridgewater
30 days
23 days
Bridgewater
23 days
33 days
Bridgewater
22 days
45 days
Yarmouth
19 days
50 days
Kentville
32 days
39 days
North Sydney
42 days
31 days
Yarmouth
17 days
56 days
Amherst
40 days
41 days
Truro
48 days
39 days
Dartmouth
48 days
41 days
Truro
25 days
68 days
Truro
38 days
57 days
Sydney
84 days
14 days
Amherst
35 days
65 days
Sydney
61 days
41 days
Kentville
68 days
39 days
New Glasgow
40 days
85 days
Kentville
58 days
69 days
Dartmouth
78 days
51 days
Yarmouth
98 days
32 days
Truro
59 days
76 days
North Sydney
65 days
71 days
Sydney
94 days
45 days
Dartmouth
79 days
76 days
Bridgewater
92 days
72 days
Halifax
120 days
50 days
New Glasgow
107 days
67 days
Halifax
31 days
154 days
Kentville
140 days
56 days
Amherst
48 days
157 days
Dartmouth
139 days
85 days
Antigonish
27 days
203 days
Halifax
119 days
127 days
Dartmouth
130 days
123 days
Halifax
184 days
97 days
Sydney
174 days
123 days
Dartmouth
214 days
90 days
Halifax
173 days
138 days
New Glasgow
210 days
159 days
Dartmouth
372 days
67 days
Halifax
178 days
323 days
Halifax
---
15 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Inverness
---
22 days
Kentville
68 days
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North Sydney
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15 days

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