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 ?
388 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
675 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
119 days
245 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
414 days
387 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
333 days
677 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
394 days
1051 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
646 days
1228 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
81 days
94 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
156 days
227 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
119 days
319 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
121 days
391 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
269 days
411 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
138 days
127 days
Sydney
143 days
176 days
Halifax
172 days
238 days
Sydney
126 days
342 days
Sydney
261 days
281 days
Kentville
125 days
434 days
New Glasgow
186 days
455 days
New Glasgow
301 days
367 days
Kentville
317 days
374 days
Halifax
282 days
442 days
New Glasgow
388 days
452 days
Kentville
305 days
625 days
Kentville
325 days
607 days
Dartmouth
512 days
422 days
Halifax
247 days
834 days
Dartmouth
336 days
767 days
Halifax
555 days
573 days
New Glasgow
554 days
633 days
Kentville
399 days
802 days
Halifax
735 days
611 days
Halifax
139 days
1372 days
Halifax
928 days
1036 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
71 days
57 days
Sydney
87 days
57 days
Halifax
77 days
116 days
Sydney
95 days
180 days
New Glasgow
143 days
141 days
New Glasgow
88 days
229 days
Kentville
71 days
279 days
Halifax
212 days
170 days
Halifax
119 days
266 days
Sydney
249 days
141 days
Dartmouth
126 days
274 days
Kentville
209 days
213 days
New Glasgow
136 days
320 days
Kentville
161 days
331 days
Halifax
217 days
288 days
Halifax
125 days
517 days
Dartmouth
231 days
437 days
Halifax
259 days
419 days
New Glasgow
195 days
493 days
Kentville
77 days
623 days
Kentville
211 days
502 days
Halifax
68 days
1070 days

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