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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
102 days
113 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
105 days
169 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
154 days
130 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
168 days
155 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
196 days
143 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
228 days
130 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
247 days
141 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
253 days
148 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
210 days
290 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
272 days
244 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
306 days
223 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
509 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
305 days
736 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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285 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
40 days
41 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
53 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
52 days
55 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
38 days
78 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
92 days
49 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
59 days
90 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
121 days
75 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
88 days
112 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
111 days
104 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
121 days
95 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
19 days
313 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
181 days
199 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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77 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
32 days
83 days
Bridgewater
46 days
79 days
Yarmouth
40 days
89 days
Bridgewater
47 days
82 days
Amherst
102 days
58 days
Truro
90 days
105 days
Truro
98 days
99 days
Bridgewater
163 days
45 days
Sydney
186 days
41 days
New Glasgow
94 days
141 days
North Sydney
128 days
118 days
Amherst
90 days
160 days
Truro
97 days
153 days
Kentville
94 days
158 days
Yarmouth
166 days
87 days
Bridgewater
127 days
131 days
Kentville
124 days
135 days
Sydney
151 days
114 days
Kentville
111 days
155 days
Yarmouth
113 days
155 days
Yarmouth
75 days
196 days
Truro
92 days
211 days
Windsor
182 days
125 days
Kentville
127 days
201 days
Dartmouth
201 days
155 days
Sydney
252 days
113 days
New Glasgow
191 days
188 days
North Sydney
126 days
280 days
Halifax
237 days
172 days
Dartmouth
127 days
288 days
Halifax
197 days
240 days
Amherst
155 days
312 days
Antigonish
53 days
425 days
Dartmouth
392 days
188 days
Kentville
422 days
167 days
New Glasgow
301 days
356 days
Dartmouth
381 days
343 days
Sydney
554 days
218 days
Halifax
270 days
708 days
Dartmouth
650 days
356 days
Halifax
325 days
736 days
Halifax
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60 days
Halifax
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170 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Inverness
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48 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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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
17 days
32 days
Truro
15 days
37 days
Bridgewater
30 days
24 days
Bridgewater
20 days
41 days
Bridgewater
23 days
40 days
Yarmouth
19 days
52 days
Yarmouth
17 days
55 days
Dartmouth
30 days
47 days
Amherst
41 days
41 days
Truro
39 days
44 days
North Sydney
52 days
35 days
Kentville
34 days
54 days
Truro
34 days
60 days
Kentville
61 days
37 days
Amherst
36 days
62 days
Sydney
85 days
14 days
Truro
24 days
79 days
Kentville
70 days
37 days
Kentville
51 days
66 days
Windsor
78 days
41 days
New Glasgow
43 days
91 days
Truro
56 days
78 days
Yarmouth
103 days
32 days
Sydney
94 days
43 days
Sydney
69 days
76 days
Dartmouth
79 days
71 days
North Sydney
78 days
77 days
New Glasgow
103 days
64 days
Bridgewater
92 days
85 days
Dartmouth
121 days
78 days
Amherst
47 days
157 days
Dartmouth
128 days
111 days
Kentville
171 days
71 days
Dartmouth
162 days
83 days
Halifax
133 days
134 days
Antigonish
26 days
245 days
New Glasgow
125 days
152 days
Halifax
197 days
85 days
Sydney
163 days
124 days
Halifax
176 days
132 days
Halifax
214 days
372 days
Halifax
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17 days
Halifax
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59 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Inverness
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19 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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