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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
98 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
101 days
117 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
127 days
141 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
174 days
160 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
376 days
163 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
168 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
197 days
194 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
299 days
225 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
147 days
265 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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324 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
284 days
360 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
390 days
413 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
47 days
517 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
58 days
29 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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33 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
89 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
44 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
39 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
61 days
67 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
16 days
84 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
48 days
84 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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91 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
114 days
98 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
189 days
99 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
102 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
87 days
110 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
167 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
94 days
32 days
Inverness
78 days
61 days
Bridgewater
200 days
71 days
Sydney
152 days
77 days
Truro
98 days
78 days
Bridgewater
47 days
82 days
Bridgewater
32 days
83 days
Amherst
102 days
84 days
Truro
35 days
96 days
Kentville
127 days
97 days
Kentville
113 days
102 days
Truro
105 days
105 days
Sydney
253 days
122 days
North Sydney
230 days
130 days
Dartmouth
157 days
137 days
Kentville
132 days
139 days
Yarmouth
166 days
144 days
Dartmouth
126 days
147 days
Yarmouth
48 days
148 days
Bridgewater
122 days
148 days
Halifax
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152 days
Kentville
111 days
155 days
Yarmouth
59 days
155 days
Truro
97 days
158 days
Amherst
127 days
160 days
Halifax
228 days
162 days
Yarmouth
40 days
168 days
Sydney
130 days
184 days
New Glasgow
140 days
186 days
New Glasgow
266 days
188 days
Kentville
477 days
190 days
Truro
105 days
198 days
Sydney
554 days
201 days
New Glasgow
242 days
205 days
Dartmouth
175 days
222 days
Dartmouth
384 days
243 days
Dartmouth
133 days
260 days
Halifax
259 days
269 days
North Sydney
146 days
280 days
Dartmouth
651 days
356 days
Halifax
315 days
406 days
Antigonish
54 days
464 days
Halifax
310 days
805 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
41 days
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
39 days
14 days
Sydney
84 days
19 days
Inverness
20 days
26 days
Kentville
56 days
30 days
North Sydney
84 days
32 days
Yarmouth
115 days
35 days
Bridgewater
16 days
36 days
Bridgewater
30 days
36 days
Amherst
48 days
37 days
Truro
35 days
39 days
Bridgewater
17 days
41 days
Kentville
53 days
43 days
Sydney
118 days
45 days
Halifax
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50 days
Kentville
36 days
53 days
Dartmouth
41 days
54 days
Dartmouth
32 days
54 days
Truro
39 days
55 days
Truro
17 days
55 days
Amherst
48 days
57 days
Yarmouth
14 days
58 days
Yarmouth
15 days
59 days
Yarmouth
21 days
66 days
North Sydney
89 days
68 days
Kentville
52 days
69 days
Kentville
199 days
77 days
Sydney
59 days
78 days
Dartmouth
110 days
83 days
Halifax
224 days
84 days
Truro
69 days
85 days
Halifax
162 days
85 days
Dartmouth
117 days
85 days
Dartmouth
93 days
90 days
New Glasgow
102 days
93 days
Bridgewater
84 days
98 days
New Glasgow
104 days
99 days
New Glasgow
64 days
102 days
Truro
29 days
103 days
Sydney
122 days
116 days
Dartmouth
105 days
130 days
Halifax
153 days
134 days
Antigonish
27 days
202 days
Halifax
264 days
402 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
22 days
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North Sydney
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Halifax
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