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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
304 days
207 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
238 days
107 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
231 days
240 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
210 days
260 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
186 days
199 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
181 days
363 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
154 days
231 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
146 days
132 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
130 days
131 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
108 days
95 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
91 days
137 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
85 days
71 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
49 days
425 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
172 days
120 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
153 days
67 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
108 days
105 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
95 days
78 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
77 days
43 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
64 days
42 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
147 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
42 days
32 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
39 days
51 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
36 days
37 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
35 days
28 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
18 days
240 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
17 days
44 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
443 days
233 days
Dartmouth
371 days
216 days
Sydney
352 days
212 days
Sydney
268 days
200 days
Halifax
250 days
196 days
Dartmouth
219 days
177 days
Halifax
213 days
181 days
Sydney
213 days
102 days
Kentville
211 days
89 days
Halifax
208 days
485 days
Halifax
200 days
240 days
North Sydney
191 days
54 days
Dartmouth
191 days
333 days
New Glasgow
191 days
347 days
Halifax
173 days
201 days
Bridgewater
171 days
43 days
Dartmouth
160 days
203 days
Kentville
158 days
120 days
Sydney
157 days
169 days
Amherst
154 days
231 days
Kentville
154 days
209 days
Antigonish
138 days
312 days
Dartmouth
133 days
288 days
Sydney
130 days
33 days
Truro
129 days
184 days
Halifax
125 days
204 days
Truro
115 days
221 days
Halifax
110 days
42 days
New Glasgow
109 days
78 days
Bridgewater
108 days
86 days
Inverness
107 days
34 days
Truro
99 days
137 days
Kentville
98 days
75 days
Amherst
79 days
62 days
Yarmouth
78 days
81 days
Truro
76 days
119 days
Amherst
75 days
169 days
Yarmouth
73 days
71 days
Yarmouth
69 days
88 days
Bridgewater
55 days
69 days
Antigonish
50 days
381 days
Bridgewater
35 days
43 days
Halifax
28 days
74 days
Truro
23 days
172 days
Halifax
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North Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
267 days
91 days
Halifax
177 days
97 days
Halifax
175 days
266 days
Dartmouth
170 days
83 days
Dartmouth
169 days
72 days
Halifax
150 days
55 days
Halifax
145 days
91 days
Sydney
117 days
52 days
Dartmouth
105 days
130 days
Kentville
105 days
50 days
Dartmouth
99 days
195 days
Halifax
93 days
74 days
New Glasgow
93 days
223 days
Halifax
91 days
130 days
Kentville
79 days
91 days
Halifax
69 days
16 days
Sydney
67 days
97 days
Bridgewater
59 days
43 days
Sydney
54 days
53 days
Dartmouth
54 days
75 days
Bridgewater
54 days
21 days
North Sydney
51 days
25 days
Kentville
49 days
29 days
Kentville
47 days
30 days
Yarmouth
47 days
36 days
Truro
46 days
71 days
Truro
46 days
103 days
Truro
43 days
65 days
New Glasgow
42 days
43 days
Sydney
42 days
20 days
Truro
40 days
81 days
Amherst
40 days
81 days
Bridgewater
34 days
28 days
Amherst
32 days
45 days
Antigonish
28 days
180 days
Yarmouth
28 days
47 days
Amherst
26 days
93 days
Inverness
22 days
22 days
Sydney
21 days
41 days
Halifax
20 days
26 days
Bridgewater
18 days
24 days
Yarmouth
16 days
30 days
Antigonish
14 days
200 days
Truro
11 days
73 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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