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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
115 days
106 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
151 days
202 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
242 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
54 days
273 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
333 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
57 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
32 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
39 days
34 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
45 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
26 days
84 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
144 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
39 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
---
71 days
Bridgewater
21 days
84 days
Bridgewater
151 days
202 days
New Waterford
54 days
273 days
Halifax
---
305 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Bridgewater
---
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Kentville
57 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Bridgewater
8 days
29 days
Halifax
---
44 days
New Waterford
36 days
49 days
Bridgewater
47 days
105 days
Halifax
---
151 days
Halifax
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Sydney
---
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Halifax
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Bridgewater
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Kentville
43 days
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