Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery replaces the knee joint with an artificial joint. The wait time shown is for patients who had their first knee replacement.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
320 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
570 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
200 days
274 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
317 days
375 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
415 days
492 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
256 days
778 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
580 days
595 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
93 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
136 days
128 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
76 days
193 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
55 days
244 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
88 days
320 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
93 days
64 days
Sydney
112 days
160 days
Sydney
120 days
173 days
Halifax
202 days
219 days
Dartmouth
58 days
371 days
New Glasgow
215 days
267 days
Halifax
251 days
256 days
Kentville
143 days
365 days
Halifax
464 days
53 days
Sydney
206 days
314 days
Sydney
258 days
307 days
New Glasgow
454 days
257 days
Halifax
756 days
56 days
Dartmouth
475 days
390 days
Kentville
358 days
512 days
New Glasgow
339 days
545 days
Kentville
363 days
565 days
Windsor
300 days
638 days
New Glasgow
575 days
421 days
Kentville
229 days
776 days
Halifax
475 days
564 days
Halifax
134 days
918 days
Kentville
989 days
391 days
Halifax
299 days
1483 days
Kentville
---
805 days
Halifax
---
674 days
Halifax
---
695 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
14 days
49 days
Halifax
38 days
42 days
Sydney
49 days
44 days
Dartmouth
27 days
66 days
Halifax
80 days
35 days
Sydney
72 days
67 days
Halifax
77 days
91 days
Sydney
147 days
125 days
New Glasgow
116 days
183 days
Kentville
44 days
260 days
Kentville
213 days
118 days
New Glasgow
203 days
142 days
Sydney
180 days
177 days
Halifax
154 days
204 days
Kentville
97 days
313 days
Windsor
75 days
365 days
Halifax
283 days
195 days
Dartmouth
315 days
169 days
Halifax
98 days
476 days
New Glasgow
121 days
459 days
Kentville
97 days
484 days
New Glasgow
262 days
360 days
Kentville
367 days
325 days
Halifax
185 days
1114 days
Kentville
---
588 days
Halifax
---
164 days
Halifax
---
333 days

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