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

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
57 days
112 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
455 days
159 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
123 days
215 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
722 days
428 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
589 days
359 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
438 days
406 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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98 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
125 days
310 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
504 days
462 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
106 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
345 days
328 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
140 days
195 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
78 days
300 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
87 days
75 days

50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
19 days
38 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
119 days
48 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
29 days
123 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
114 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
165 days
169 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
81 days
163 days
Inverness
Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital
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85 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
77 days
127 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
42 days
92 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
42 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
165 days
131 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
64 days
Antigonish
St. Martha's Regional Hospital
14 days
127 days
Amherst
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre
24 days
55 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
57 days
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Yarmouth
27 days
140 days
Yarmouth
29 days
62 days
Yarmouth
44 days
94 days
Windsor
136 days
33 days
Truro
166 days
215 days
Truro
90 days
218 days
Truro
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Truro
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Truro
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Truro
29 days
132 days
Sydney
---
213 days
Sydney
---
186 days
Sydney
---
106 days
Sydney
---
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New Glasgow
484 days
359 days
New Glasgow
783 days
301 days
Kentville
80 days
277 days
Kentville
129 days
406 days
Kentville
---
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Kentville
810 days
255 days
Kentville
82 days
67 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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220 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
26 days
---
Halifax
588 days
563 days
Halifax
---
178 days
Halifax
---
310 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
121 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
552 days
159 days
Dartmouth
173 days
328 days
Dartmouth
462 days
105 days
Dartmouth
256 days
449 days
Dartmouth
---
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Dartmouth
345 days
170 days
Bridgewater
44 days
---
Bridgewater
414 days
195 days
Bridgewater
80 days
135 days
Bridgewater
57 days
---
Bridgewater
106 days
98 days
Antigonish
---
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Antigonish
78 days
382 days
Antigonish
23 days
191 days
Amherst
29 days
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Amherst
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50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
44 days
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Yarmouth
19 days
32 days
Yarmouth
14 days
36 days
Yarmouth
28 days
46 days
Windsor
91 days
26 days
Truro
82 days
137 days
Truro
31 days
167 days
Truro
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Truro
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Truro
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Truro
21 days
38 days
Sydney
---
132 days
Sydney
---
63 days
Sydney
---
52 days
Sydney
---
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New Glasgow
170 days
333 days
New Glasgow
165 days
127 days
Kentville
50 days
124 days
Kentville
82 days
352 days
Kentville
---
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Kentville
220 days
136 days
Kentville
41 days
49 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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140 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
21 days
---
Halifax
469 days
291 days
Halifax
---
100 days
Halifax
---
128 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
95 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
336 days
109 days
Dartmouth
113 days
125 days
Dartmouth
134 days
71 days
Dartmouth
188 days
238 days
Dartmouth
---
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Dartmouth
176 days
59 days
Bridgewater
23 days
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Bridgewater
49 days
56 days
Bridgewater
27 days
56 days
Bridgewater
28 days
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Bridgewater
47 days
37 days
Antigonish
---
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Antigonish
17 days
272 days
Antigonish
12 days
86 days
Amherst
17 days
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Amherst
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