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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
621 days
137 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
546 days
239 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
298 days
199 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
263 days
367 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
230 days
204 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
224 days
111 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
180 days
205 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
155 days
121 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
154 days
148 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
152 days
156 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
130 days
114 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
95 days
128 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
63 days
321 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
148 days
56 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
125 days
127 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
98 days
42 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
97 days
57 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
96 days
43 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
85 days
85 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
81 days
63 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
78 days
81 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
45 days
51 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
64 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
36 days
139 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
33 days
56 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
31 days
52 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
546 days
239 days
Dartmouth
468 days
124 days
Dartmouth
462 days
331 days
Dartmouth
394 days
378 days
Dartmouth
382 days
216 days
New Glasgow
301 days
363 days
Halifax
300 days
540 days
Kentville
298 days
120 days
Halifax
291 days
223 days
Halifax
266 days
531 days
Dartmouth
218 days
169 days
Kentville
200 days
135 days
Halifax
196 days
240 days
Sydney
190 days
107 days
Sydney
183 days
113 days
Dartmouth
182 days
81 days
New Glasgow
180 days
88 days
Halifax
171 days
252 days
Halifax
163 days
219 days
Sydney
159 days
20 days
Amherst
155 days
250 days
Yarmouth
153 days
71 days
Bridgewater
152 days
44 days
Kentville
146 days
220 days
Bridgewater
131 days
121 days
North Sydney
129 days
140 days
Dartmouth
128 days
288 days
Halifax
126 days
65 days
Truro
121 days
113 days
Truro
107 days
105 days
Amherst
105 days
169 days
Truro
104 days
127 days
Amherst
98 days
58 days
North Sydney
97 days
61 days
Kentville
95 days
68 days
Truro
89 days
233 days
New Glasgow
85 days
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Yarmouth
71 days
134 days
Yarmouth
63 days
147 days
Antigonish
58 days
397 days
Bridgewater
43 days
95 days
Bridgewater
38 days
47 days
Truro
28 days
79 days
Yarmouth
21 days
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Inverness
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26 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
298 days
76 days
Dartmouth
199 days
90 days
Halifax
186 days
104 days
Halifax
172 days
294 days
New Glasgow
164 days
190 days
Halifax
163 days
72 days
Dartmouth
148 days
78 days
Kentville
137 days
27 days
Dartmouth
129 days
126 days
Halifax
119 days
128 days
Halifax
117 days
50 days
Dartmouth
113 days
47 days
Sydney
110 days
123 days
Halifax
109 days
19 days
New Glasgow
94 days
60 days
Bridgewater
88 days
71 days
Dartmouth
85 days
44 days
Dartmouth
80 days
87 days
North Sydney
78 days
62 days
Kentville
69 days
70 days
Sydney
64 days
39 days
Truro
62 days
36 days
Sydney
61 days
42 days
Truro
60 days
69 days
Kentville
60 days
39 days
Yarmouth
58 days
32 days
Amherst
55 days
157 days
Sydney
50 days
12 days
Bridgewater
40 days
22 days
North Sydney
39 days
31 days
Truro
38 days
61 days
New Glasgow
38 days
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Amherst
38 days
75 days
Halifax
35 days
119 days
Kentville
32 days
33 days
Amherst
30 days
43 days
Antigonish
26 days
203 days
Yarmouth
25 days
46 days
Bridgewater
24 days
28 days
Bridgewater
22 days
48 days
Truro
21 days
71 days
Yarmouth
18 days
60 days
Truro
15 days
40 days
Yarmouth
5 days
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Inverness
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22 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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