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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
125 days
98 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
133 days
93 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
94 days
144 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
87 days
176 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
173 days
164 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
176 days
223 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
172 days
237 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
165 days
274 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
284 days
178 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
346 days
162 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
26 days
509 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
318 days
222 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
313 days
302 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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247 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
38 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
36 days
53 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
51 days
43 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
49 days
49 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
35 days
66 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
111 days
43 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
107 days
84 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
101 days
105 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
79 days
132 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
154 days
86 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
149 days
94 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
253 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
210 days
124 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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42 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
126 days
280 days
North Sydney
128 days
130 days
Amherst
102 days
58 days
Kentville
94 days
158 days
Yarmouth
167 days
130 days
Halifax
89 days
60 days
Halifax
325 days
737 days
New Glasgow
316 days
188 days
Yarmouth
62 days
155 days
Sydney
566 days
239 days
New Glasgow
301 days
253 days
Kentville
109 days
135 days
Halifax
313 days
708 days
Bridgewater
122 days
139 days
New Glasgow
120 days
142 days
Kentville
127 days
163 days
Sydney
159 days
77 days
Bridgewater
46 days
79 days
Halifax
196 days
152 days
Windsor
154 days
125 days
Yarmouth
40 days
89 days
Truro
98 days
99 days
Dartmouth
175 days
182 days
Dartmouth
763 days
361 days
Halifax
---
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Bridgewater
41 days
80 days
Truro
71 days
183 days
Dartmouth
402 days
223 days
Antigonish
54 days
420 days
Halifax
41 days
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Truro
41 days
93 days
Amherst
90 days
156 days
Inverness
22 days
48 days
Yarmouth
48 days
196 days
Kentville
111 days
155 days
Truro
97 days
158 days
North Sydney
---
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Dartmouth
324 days
119 days
Truro
109 days
107 days
Sydney
130 days
228 days
Kentville
432 days
190 days
Halifax
279 days
162 days
Sydney
253 days
122 days
Bridgewater
200 days
59 days
Halifax
238 days
246 days
Dartmouth
133 days
216 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
83 days
83 days
North Sydney
56 days
32 days
Amherst
49 days
37 days
Kentville
30 days
51 days
Yarmouth
105 days
31 days
Halifax
38 days
24 days
Halifax
221 days
374 days
New Glasgow
130 days
85 days
Yarmouth
14 days
55 days
Sydney
246 days
125 days
New Glasgow
96 days
107 days
Kentville
60 days
35 days
Halifax
225 days
126 days
Bridgewater
86 days
88 days
New Glasgow
57 days
91 days
Kentville
51 days
69 days
Sydney
84 days
13 days
Bridgewater
19 days
36 days
Halifax
156 days
54 days
Windsor
72 days
51 days
Yarmouth
18 days
29 days
Truro
38 days
50 days
Dartmouth
118 days
78 days
Dartmouth
125 days
128 days
Halifax
---
---
Bridgewater
20 days
39 days
Truro
21 days
71 days
Dartmouth
149 days
83 days
Antigonish
26 days
216 days
Halifax
22 days
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Truro
15 days
40 days
Amherst
36 days
55 days
Inverness
18 days
20 days
Yarmouth
15 days
52 days
Kentville
55 days
43 days
Truro
64 days
79 days
North Sydney
---
---
Dartmouth
29 days
49 days
Truro
38 days
61 days
Sydney
56 days
80 days
Kentville
185 days
84 days
Halifax
184 days
85 days
Sydney
101 days
42 days
Bridgewater
30 days
31 days
Halifax
140 days
127 days
Dartmouth
80 days
79 days

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