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 ?
177 days
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Wait Times

90%

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

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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48 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
54 days
44 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
82 days
114 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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72 days
Bridgewater
126 days
192 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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35 days
Bridgewater
89 days
130 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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