Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery repairs a hernia that has formed in the same location of an incision from a previous surgery. See "Hernia Repair" for the wait times for other types of hernia repair.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
298 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
266 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
55 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
101 days
114 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
154 days
223 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
330 days
181 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
336 days
343 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
308 days
449 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
19 days
55 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
62 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
67 days
72 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
86 days
78 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
87 days
78 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
95 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
---
---
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
---
---
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
---
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
---
---
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
---
---
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
---
---
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
127 days
24 days
Yarmouth
84 days
98 days
North Sydney
82 days
101 days
Kentville
102 days
96 days
Truro
81 days
125 days
Antigonish
22 days
241 days
Sydney
176 days
115 days
Dartmouth
191 days
104 days
Truro
90 days
205 days
Amherst
186 days
140 days
Antigonish
27 days
365 days
Kentville
298 days
181 days
Sydney
284 days
223 days
Halifax
294 days
239 days
Dartmouth
371 days
404 days
Halifax
297 days
596 days
Dartmouth
---
---
North Sydney
113 days
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
New Glasgow
---
---
Kentville
685 days
---
Halifax
---
152 days
Bridgewater
125 days
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Truro
---
---
Bridgewater
---
129 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
48 days
---
Truro
---
101 days
Amherst
35 days
---
Halifax
336 days
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
40 days
27 days
North Sydney
22 days
47 days
Bridgewater
62 days
14 days
Yarmouth
35 days
53 days
Sydney
84 days
40 days
Truro
56 days
71 days
Kentville
76 days
72 days
Truro
36 days
114 days
Dartmouth
107 days
66 days
Antigonish
11 days
166 days
Kentville
120 days
106 days
Antigonish
20 days
233 days
Sydney
134 days
123 days
Dartmouth
82 days
263 days
Halifax
245 days
105 days
Halifax
218 days
343 days
Dartmouth
---
---
North Sydney
93 days
---
Kentville
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
---
New Glasgow
---
---
Yarmouth
---
---
New Glasgow
---
---
Kentville
269 days
---
Halifax
---
48 days
Bridgewater
83 days
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---
Truro
---
---
Bridgewater
---
55 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
37 days
---
Truro
---
51 days
Amherst
30 days
---
Halifax
231 days
---
Truro
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Dartmouth
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.