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 ?
91 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
211 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
103 days
213 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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127 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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183 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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---
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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182 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
42 days
102 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
46 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
35 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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45 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
33 days
80 days
Bridgewater
103 days
211 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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54 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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New Waterford
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182 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Bridgewater
27 days
65 days
Bridgewater
65 days
108 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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40 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
---
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New Waterford
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42 days

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