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 ?
133 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
176 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
61 days
79 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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97 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
133 days
192 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
50 days
44 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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49 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
76 days
98 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
11 days
94 days
Sydney
71 days
115 days
Bridgewater
133 days
192 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
55 days
44 days
Bridgewater
6 days
45 days
Bridgewater
91 days
126 days
Bridgewater
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Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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Halifax
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