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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days
112 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
111 days
155 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
90 days
223 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
146 days
251 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
158 days
296 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
123 days
373 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
182 days
452 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
520 days
220 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
539 days
208 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
486 days
379 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
591 days
302 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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207 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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154 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
38 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
35 days
61 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
26 days
71 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
48 days
56 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
50 days
57 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
135 days
33 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
158 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
106 days
98 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
122 days
107 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
81 days
150 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
147 days
125 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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92 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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37 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
34 days
32 days
Yarmouth
37 days
73 days
Bridgewater
62 days
76 days
Yarmouth
48 days
91 days
Halifax
57 days
115 days
Truro
90 days
85 days
Truro
37 days
144 days
Windsor
136 days
49 days
Kentville
73 days
118 days
Antigonish
60 days
140 days
Bridgewater
68 days
132 days
Yarmouth
35 days
169 days
Yarmouth
69 days
143 days
Truro
43 days
188 days
Bridgewater
51 days
196 days
Halifax
111 days
152 days
Kentville
90 days
184 days
Amherst
105 days
176 days
Kentville
99 days
183 days
Amherst
176 days
112 days
Bridgewater
108 days
182 days
Truro
90 days
248 days
Sydney
156 days
216 days
Truro
158 days
238 days
Antigonish
61 days
356 days
Halifax
238 days
213 days
Dartmouth
173 days
293 days
Antigonish
284 days
195 days
Bridgewater
302 days
183 days
Kentville
123 days
406 days
Halifax
319 days
211 days
Sydney
197 days
345 days
Amherst
202 days
342 days
Dartmouth
346 days
205 days
Dartmouth
378 days
215 days
Sydney
286 days
307 days
Sydney
182 days
435 days
Dartmouth
495 days
158 days
Dartmouth
258 days
449 days
New Glasgow
455 days
301 days
Halifax
540 days
271 days
New Glasgow
589 days
390 days
Kentville
810 days
323 days
Halifax
686 days
549 days
Halifax
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Sydney
---
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Sydney
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105 days
Halifax
43 days
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Inverness
---
40 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
8 days
36 days
Yarmouth
14 days
32 days
Yarmouth
19 days
30 days
New Glasgow
23 days
28 days
Yarmouth
28 days
28 days
Bridgewater
28 days
28 days
Halifax
29 days
35 days
Truro
32 days
37 days
Bridgewater
23 days
51 days
Kentville
35 days
40 days
Truro
21 days
56 days
Antigonish
14 days
65 days
Kentville
25 days
55 days
Amherst
30 days
53 days
Halifax
34 days
64 days
Halifax
23 days
78 days
Kentville
54 days
53 days
Bridgewater
28 days
85 days
Windsor
88 days
26 days
Amherst
31 days
90 days
Bridgewater
49 days
74 days
Sydney
81 days
43 days
Truro
16 days
108 days
Bridgewater
41 days
83 days
Dartmouth
71 days
58 days
Sydney
55 days
85 days
Amherst
59 days
84 days
Antigonish
13 days
154 days
Truro
34 days
141 days
Sydney
72 days
105 days
Truro
85 days
120 days
New Glasgow
82 days
127 days
Dartmouth
127 days
84 days
Dartmouth
169 days
59 days
Dartmouth
118 days
113 days
Antigonish
141 days
109 days
Sydney
104 days
236 days
Kentville
220 days
154 days
Halifax
284 days
113 days
Kentville
77 days
323 days
New Glasgow
205 days
218 days
Dartmouth
188 days
245 days
Halifax
304 days
155 days
Halifax
453 days
128 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Sydney
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65 days
Halifax
21 days
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Inverness
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23 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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