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

Wait Times

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
46 days
118 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
318 days
553 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
101 days
127 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
162 days
237 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
253 days
164 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
346 days
186 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
351 days
155 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
79 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
294 days
302 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
172 days
279 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
265 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
63 days
100 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
64 days
468 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
144 days

50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
16 days
79 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
148 days
123 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
36 days
56 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
62 days
50 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
105 days
36 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
152 days
89 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
54 days
59 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
---
47 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
196 days
100 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
79 days
122 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
98 days
119 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
28 days
51 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
21 days
157 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
56 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
62 days
155 days
Yarmouth
40 days
108 days
Yarmouth
167 days
130 days
Yarmouth
56 days
137 days
Truro
101 days
158 days
Truro
93 days
111 days
Truro
41 days
96 days
Truro
104 days
80 days
Truro
105 days
183 days
Sydney
566 days
245 days
Sydney
130 days
184 days
Sydney
130 days
280 days
Sydney
253 days
122 days
Sydney
159 days
98 days
North Sydney
---
---
North Sydney
203 days
146 days
New Glasgow
266 days
188 days
New Glasgow
375 days
253 days
New Glasgow
135 days
186 days
Kentville
111 days
155 days
Kentville
469 days
190 days
Kentville
127 days
142 days
Kentville
95 days
92 days
Kentville
109 days
121 days
Inverness
---
61 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
258 days
260 days
Halifax
233 days
141 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
41 days
---
Halifax
89 days
43 days
Halifax
---
152 days
Halifax
325 days
805 days
Halifax
328 days
552 days
Dartmouth
175 days
222 days
Dartmouth
126 days
125 days
Dartmouth
651 days
361 days
Dartmouth
133 days
260 days
Dartmouth
384 days
243 days
Dartmouth
181 days
157 days
Bridgewater
122 days
139 days
Bridgewater
32 days
83 days
Bridgewater
200 days
71 days
Bridgewater
41 days
82 days
Antigonish
57 days
464 days
Amherst
97 days
156 days
Amherst
102 days
62 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
14 days
57 days
Yarmouth
20 days
32 days
Yarmouth
115 days
35 days
Yarmouth
17 days
51 days
Truro
69 days
78 days
Truro
35 days
57 days
Truro
18 days
49 days
Truro
37 days
42 days
Truro
26 days
93 days
Sydney
205 days
120 days
Sydney
61 days
79 days
Sydney
86 days
72 days
Sydney
105 days
47 days
Sydney
85 days
12 days
North Sydney
---
---
North Sydney
74 days
34 days
New Glasgow
118 days
86 days
New Glasgow
128 days
103 days
New Glasgow
61 days
102 days
Kentville
53 days
43 days
Kentville
195 days
78 days
Kentville
50 days
69 days
Kentville
35 days
50 days
Kentville
62 days
31 days
Inverness
---
26 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
147 days
127 days
Halifax
174 days
85 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
22 days
---
Halifax
39 days
18 days
Halifax
---
46 days
Halifax
256 days
374 days
Halifax
250 days
102 days
Dartmouth
117 days
81 days
Dartmouth
55 days
54 days
Dartmouth
124 days
130 days
Dartmouth
93 days
83 days
Dartmouth
134 days
84 days
Dartmouth
31 days
50 days
Bridgewater
89 days
95 days
Bridgewater
16 days
40 days
Bridgewater
30 days
35 days
Bridgewater
19 days
40 days
Antigonish
27 days
223 days
Amherst
42 days
56 days
Amherst
49 days
36 days

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