Service/Procedure Summary

Surgery to replace missing cartilage or bone with grafts that can either come from the patient, a donor bank, or are made artificially.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
265 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
342 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
284 days
304 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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211 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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475 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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244 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
122 days
84 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
---
45 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
70 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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104 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
112 days
290 days
Bridgewater
317 days
241 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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36 days
Halifax
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493 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
47 days
45 days
Bridgewater
138 days
79 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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29 days
Halifax
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424 days

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