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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
104 days
46 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
118 days
101 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
161 days
160 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
243 days
554 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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376 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
162 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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358 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
16 days
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
34 days
61 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
42 days
83 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
89 days
132 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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184 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
78 days
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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77 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
38 days
62 days
Bridgewater
68 days
62 days
Yarmouth
55 days
78 days
Yarmouth
65 days
83 days
Truro
45 days
113 days
Truro
89 days
96 days
North Sydney
135 days
57 days
Dartmouth
118 days
83 days
Bridgewater
196 days
57 days
Halifax
82 days
174 days
Kentville
161 days
98 days
Antigonish
64 days
200 days
Truro
154 days
157 days
North Sydney
289 days
122 days
Sydney
233 days
238 days
Sydney
230 days
358 days
Antigonish
295 days
418 days
Halifax
277 days
485 days
Dartmouth
408 days
387 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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71 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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1317 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
223 days
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Halifax
68 days
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Truro
23 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
110 days
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Sydney
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109 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
North Sydney
28 days
22 days
Kentville
28 days
31 days
Bridgewater
36 days
35 days
Yarmouth
29 days
49 days
Yarmouth
33 days
59 days
Truro
29 days
65 days
Kentville
60 days
42 days
Antigonish
21 days
90 days
Truro
49 days
69 days
North Sydney
84 days
43 days
Halifax
57 days
81 days
Sydney
91 days
56 days
Bridgewater
127 days
30 days
Dartmouth
91 days
73 days
Antigonish
13 days
160 days
Truro
90 days
83 days
Sydney
198 days
57 days
Halifax
126 days
215 days
Dartmouth
157 days
254 days
Dartmouth
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Amherst
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Antigonish
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Yarmouth
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43 days
New Glasgow
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Halifax
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75 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Dartmouth
188 days
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Halifax
18 days
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Truro
20 days
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Amherst
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Kentville
46 days
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Sydney
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37 days

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