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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
71 days
425 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
85 days
71 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
121 days
135 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
124 days
287 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
146 days
106 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
154 days
126 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
154 days
231 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
178 days
161 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
186 days
123 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
206 days
255 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
238 days
86 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
252 days
231 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
416 days
207 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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148 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
42 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
27 days
221 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
37 days
28 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
41 days
37 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
42 days
82 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
47 days
62 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
52 days
51 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
59 days
31 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
69 days
80 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
78 days
88 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
113 days
125 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
150 days
67 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
171 days
111 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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81 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
23 days
172 days
Halifax
28 days
90 days
Bridgewater
35 days
40 days
Antigonish
49 days
381 days
Bridgewater
56 days
69 days
Amherst
62 days
89 days
Yarmouth
69 days
88 days
Yarmouth
69 days
76 days
Truro
76 days
119 days
Yarmouth
82 days
87 days
Sydney
87 days
33 days
Truro
92 days
221 days
New Glasgow
92 days
155 days
Amherst
97 days
154 days
Kentville
98 days
75 days
Truro
99 days
137 days
Inverness
107 days
39 days
Halifax
110 days
42 days
Bridgewater
119 days
100 days
Dartmouth
120 days
203 days
Halifax
125 days
206 days
Truro
130 days
184 days
Antigonish
132 days
312 days
Dartmouth
132 days
307 days
Kentville
147 days
209 days
Amherst
154 days
221 days
Sydney
157 days
169 days
Kentville
158 days
101 days
North Sydney
161 days
43 days
Bridgewater
171 days
43 days
Halifax
173 days
201 days
New Glasgow
184 days
292 days
Halifax
200 days
154 days
Dartmouth
206 days
354 days
Halifax
208 days
485 days
Kentville
211 days
91 days
Halifax
221 days
180 days
Dartmouth
222 days
177 days
Sydney
237 days
126 days
Halifax
250 days
196 days
Sydney
268 days
173 days
Sydney
352 days
459 days
Dartmouth
371 days
216 days
Dartmouth
416 days
411 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Truro
11 days
74 days
Antigonish
14 days
199 days
Yarmouth
16 days
30 days
Halifax
21 days
44 days
Sydney
22 days
41 days
Inverness
22 days
23 days
Amherst
25 days
88 days
Bridgewater
25 days
23 days
Amherst
27 days
33 days
Antigonish
28 days
177 days
Yarmouth
29 days
48 days
Bridgewater
35 days
27 days
New Glasgow
36 days
47 days
Truro
39 days
103 days
Amherst
40 days
81 days
Truro
40 days
65 days
Yarmouth
40 days
36 days
Truro
40 days
79 days
Kentville
44 days
29 days
Sydney
44 days
20 days
Kentville
47 days
32 days
Truro
47 days
83 days
Bridgewater
49 days
20 days
Dartmouth
50 days
76 days
North Sydney
54 days
18 days
Bridgewater
56 days
42 days
New Glasgow
60 days
236 days
Sydney
64 days
61 days
Sydney
67 days
77 days
Halifax
68 days
16 days
Kentville
83 days
93 days
Halifax
83 days
130 days
Halifax
93 days
57 days
Kentville
97 days
50 days
Dartmouth
99 days
208 days
Dartmouth
105 days
143 days
Sydney
118 days
52 days
Halifax
145 days
69 days
Halifax
151 days
53 days
Dartmouth
166 days
71 days
Dartmouth
170 days
83 days
Halifax
175 days
266 days
Halifax
177 days
85 days
Dartmouth
248 days
104 days
Halifax
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Antigonish
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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