Service/Procedure Summary

Repair of a hernia in the abdomen. More common in small children. 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 ?
203 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
258 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
94 days
228 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
43 days
451 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
168 days
127 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
300 days
335 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
369 days
199 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
58 days
176 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
204 days
325 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
211 days
245 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
167 days
287 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
138 days
154 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
355 days
151 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
93 days
191 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
229 days
208 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
167 days
148 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
40 days
50 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
328 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
32 days
56 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
107 days
90 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
90 days
106 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
19 days
101 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
126 days
141 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
82 days
45 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
68 days
105 days
North Sydney
Northside General Hospital
56 days
107 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
77 days
49 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
75 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
149 days
70 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
85 days
70 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
94 days
228 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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48 days
Antigonish
37 days
451 days
Bridgewater
245 days
56 days
Bridgewater
168 days
127 days
Bridgewater
31 days
95 days
Bridgewater
38 days
79 days
Dartmouth
216 days
169 days
Dartmouth
124 days
383 days
Dartmouth
392 days
154 days
Dartmouth
287 days
373 days
Dartmouth
324 days
378 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
55 days
128 days
Halifax
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Halifax
208 days
531 days
Halifax
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Halifax
47 days
136 days
Halifax
163 days
289 days
Halifax
217 days
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Kentville
416 days
103 days
Kentville
47 days
335 days
Kentville
101 days
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Kentville
101 days
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Kentville
101 days
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Kentville
203 days
65 days
Kentville
101 days
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Kentville
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89 days
Kentville
101 days
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New Glasgow
108 days
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New Glasgow
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363 days
New Glasgow
167 days
127 days
North Sydney
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North Sydney
90 days
130 days
North Sydney
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223 days
Sydney
102 days
113 days
Sydney
---
41 days
Sydney
546 days
199 days
Sydney
130 days
107 days
Truro
41 days
83 days
Truro
86 days
99 days
Truro
105 days
278 days
Truro
106 days
139 days
Truro
93 days
127 days
Windsor
154 days
116 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
154 days
181 days
Yarmouth
195 days
70 days
Yarmouth
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
38 days
117 days
Amherst
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Amherst
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34 days
Antigonish
19 days
324 days
Bridgewater
29 days
24 days
Bridgewater
106 days
95 days
Bridgewater
15 days
50 days
Bridgewater
32 days
47 days
Dartmouth
148 days
91 days
Dartmouth
80 days
79 days
Dartmouth
165 days
83 days
Dartmouth
138 days
134 days
Dartmouth
113 days
50 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
18 days
107 days
Halifax
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Halifax
169 days
161 days
Halifax
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Halifax
19 days
86 days
Halifax
126 days
180 days
Halifax
162 days
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Inverness
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Kentville
161 days
75 days
Kentville
35 days
68 days
Kentville
84 days
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Kentville
84 days
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Kentville
84 days
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Kentville
70 days
34 days
Kentville
84 days
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Kentville
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50 days
Kentville
84 days
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New Glasgow
57 days
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New Glasgow
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197 days
New Glasgow
90 days
71 days
North Sydney
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North Sydney
50 days
88 days
North Sydney
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71 days
Sydney
64 days
62 days
Sydney
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15 days
Sydney
256 days
141 days
Sydney
120 days
78 days
Truro
15 days
47 days
Truro
48 days
52 days
Truro
25 days
93 days
Truro
65 days
93 days
Truro
47 days
64 days
Windsor
97 days
54 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
13 days
126 days
Yarmouth
134 days
32 days
Yarmouth
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