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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
53 days
69 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
166 days
183 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
99 days
265 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
604 days
129 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
385 days
713 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
145 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
30 days
38 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
50 days
96 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
95 days
102 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
240 days
80 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
226 days
207 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
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Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
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Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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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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Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
27 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort ascending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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69 days
Sydney
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Halifax
440 days
239 days
Kentville
604 days
309 days
Sydney
152 days
134 days
Truro
80 days
85 days
Dartmouth
160 days
92 days
Truro
115 days
186 days
Kentville
111 days
71 days
Yarmouth
100 days
168 days
Amherst
85 days
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Truro
35 days
92 days
Halifax
37 days
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Antigonish
56 days
343 days
Dartmouth
---
219 days
Truro
119 days
155 days
Bridgewater
20 days
69 days
Dartmouth
671 days
294 days
Dartmouth
145 days
104 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
86 days
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Bridgewater
119 days
188 days
Halifax
---
418 days
Kentville
116 days
235 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
252 days
169 days
Sydney
420 days
219 days
Halifax
350 days
713 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
157 days
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Kentville
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Amherst
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North Sydney
267 days
456 days
Sydney
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211 days

50%

Surgeonsort ascending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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53 days
Sydney
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Halifax
252 days
123 days
Kentville
303 days
151 days
Sydney
72 days
69 days
Truro
42 days
66 days
Dartmouth
24 days
64 days
Truro
80 days
104 days
Kentville
83 days
44 days
Yarmouth
22 days
30 days
Amherst
27 days
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Truro
13 days
45 days
Halifax
29 days
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Antigonish
30 days
241 days
Dartmouth
---
146 days
Truro
69 days
84 days
Bridgewater
11 days
31 days
Dartmouth
205 days
169 days
Dartmouth
93 days
49 days
Truro
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Yarmouth
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Dartmouth
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Bridgewater
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Sydney
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Kentville
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New Glasgow
59 days
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Bridgewater
48 days
107 days
Halifax
---
131 days
Kentville
92 days
45 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
126 days
120 days
Sydney
96 days
162 days
Halifax
267 days
242 days
Halifax
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Yarmouth
66 days
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Kentville
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Amherst
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North Sydney
87 days
52 days
Sydney
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138 days

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