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 ?
273 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
328 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
87 days
75 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
154 days
382 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
110 days
195 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
267 days
347 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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106 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
97 days
267 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
504 days
489 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
438 days
407 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
455 days
385 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
722 days
428 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
123 days
183 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
455 days
159 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days
112 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
17 days
40 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
20 days
141 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
44 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
149 days
113 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
59 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
67 days
124 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
88 days
89 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
80 days
170 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
79 days
252 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
169 days
105 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
40 days
88 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
68 days
55 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
18 days
36 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
21 days
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Amherst
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Amherst
92 days
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Antigonish
39 days
391 days
Antigonish
36 days
191 days
Antigonish
---
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Bridgewater
57 days
---
Bridgewater
106 days
169 days
Bridgewater
48 days
199 days
Bridgewater
414 days
195 days
Bridgewater
80 days
135 days
Dartmouth
319 days
163 days
Dartmouth
168 days
347 days
Dartmouth
289 days
109 days
Dartmouth
209 days
561 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
539 days
563 days
Halifax
---
267 days
Halifax
---
178 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
520 days
187 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
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Halifax
77 days
220 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
26 days
---
Kentville
---
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Kentville
835 days
255 days
Kentville
93 days
88 days
Kentville
80 days
337 days
Kentville
129 days
477 days
New Glasgow
455 days
301 days
New Glasgow
---
359 days
Sydney
---
213 days
Sydney
---
186 days
Sydney
---
---
Sydney
---
105 days
Truro
29 days
134 days
Truro
166 days
215 days
Truro
81 days
180 days
Truro
---
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Windsor
136 days
33 days
Yarmouth
29 days
62 days
Yarmouth
44 days
94 days
Yarmouth
---
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Yarmouth
27 days
140 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Amherst
14 days
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Amherst
---
---
Amherst
83 days
---
Antigonish
17 days
300 days
Antigonish
13 days
89 days
Antigonish
---
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Bridgewater
28 days
---
Bridgewater
43 days
45 days
Bridgewater
42 days
27 days
Bridgewater
49 days
59 days
Bridgewater
27 days
38 days
Dartmouth
174 days
67 days
Dartmouth
118 days
111 days
Dartmouth
36 days
54 days
Dartmouth
185 days
230 days
Dartmouth
---
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Halifax
469 days
291 days
Halifax
---
123 days
Halifax
---
100 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
224 days
109 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
72 days
140 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
21 days
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Kentville
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Kentville
217 days
153 days
Kentville
34 days
56 days
Kentville
44 days
106 days
Kentville
79 days
341 days
New Glasgow
94 days
208 days
New Glasgow
---
320 days
Sydney
---
132 days
Sydney
---
86 days
Sydney
---
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Sydney
---
61 days
Truro
27 days
38 days
Truro
68 days
93 days
Truro
35 days
114 days
Truro
---
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Windsor
75 days
26 days
Yarmouth
15 days
36 days
Yarmouth
15 days
37 days
Yarmouth
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Yarmouth
19 days
35 days

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