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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
29 days
433 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
76 days
147 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
97 days
164 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
106 days
71 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
130 days
151 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
140 days
167 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
154 days
228 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
181 days
287 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
186 days
199 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
216 days
307 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
238 days
107 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
300 days
288 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
392 days
180 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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203 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
13 days
57 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
17 days
213 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
22 days
53 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
41 days
96 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
43 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
44 days
41 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
50 days
37 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
69 days
51 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
93 days
46 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
98 days
69 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
101 days
93 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
88 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
175 days
62 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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177 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
22 days
172 days
Bridgewater
35 days
43 days
Antigonish
50 days
384 days
Bridgewater
56 days
69 days
Yarmouth
66 days
120 days
Yarmouth
69 days
98 days
Yarmouth
73 days
71 days
Amherst
75 days
169 days
Amherst
79 days
62 days
Kentville
98 days
75 days
Truro
103 days
136 days
Truro
107 days
119 days
Inverness
107 days
34 days
Halifax
110 days
49 days
Antigonish
113 days
312 days
Bridgewater
119 days
85 days
New Glasgow
124 days
81 days
Halifax
125 days
206 days
Sydney
130 days
41 days
Truro
130 days
184 days
Dartmouth
133 days
302 days
Truro
134 days
211 days
North Sydney
153 days
61 days
Amherst
154 days
231 days
Kentville
154 days
215 days
North Sydney
156 days
154 days
Kentville
158 days
109 days
Bridgewater
171 days
44 days
Halifax
173 days
201 days
Sydney
197 days
210 days
Halifax
203 days
240 days
Dartmouth
205 days
203 days
Halifax
208 days
289 days
Sydney
213 days
92 days
Dartmouth
219 days
177 days
Halifax
231 days
497 days
Dartmouth
245 days
303 days
Sydney
254 days
200 days
New Glasgow
266 days
363 days
Halifax
291 days
228 days
Kentville
294 days
117 days
Dartmouth
382 days
216 days
Dartmouth
443 days
233 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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74 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
11 days
72 days
Antigonish
13 days
202 days
Yarmouth
16 days
32 days
Bridgewater
18 days
23 days
Inverness
23 days
23 days
Amherst
26 days
99 days
Yarmouth
27 days
47 days
Antigonish
28 days
186 days
Sydney
29 days
21 days
Bridgewater
32 days
27 days
Amherst
34 days
44 days
Kentville
37 days
29 days
Sydney
38 days
53 days
Amherst
40 days
97 days
Sydney
42 days
14 days
North Sydney
42 days
26 days
Truro
42 days
71 days
Truro
45 days
75 days
Yarmouth
46 days
42 days
Kentville
47 days
39 days
New Glasgow
47 days
43 days
Truro
49 days
67 days
Bridgewater
50 days
23 days
Truro
52 days
81 days
Bridgewater
61 days
48 days
Halifax
70 days
21 days
Kentville
71 days
91 days
Dartmouth
83 days
74 days
Sydney
87 days
102 days
Halifax
90 days
134 days
Dartmouth
104 days
128 days
North Sydney
108 days
42 days
New Glasgow
110 days
215 days
Kentville
112 days
44 days
Halifax
115 days
74 days
Dartmouth
121 days
193 days
Halifax
147 days
62 days
Halifax
159 days
91 days
Dartmouth
167 days
77 days
Dartmouth
169 days
86 days
Halifax
175 days
296 days
Halifax
184 days
100 days
Dartmouth
270 days
84 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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21 days
Halifax
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