Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the abdomen using a special small camera called a laparoscope that is inserted into the body through a small incision called a port. A hernia occurs when a piece of an organ sticks through the wall that should normally contain it.

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

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
84 days
58 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
56 days
209 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
119 days
164 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
196 days
492 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
60 days
45 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
32 days
115 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
28 days
186 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
79 days
145 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
84 days
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
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New Glasgow
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Yarmouth
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
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Yarmouth
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
60 days
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Halifax
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