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 ?
167 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
539 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
132 days
287 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
163 days
377 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
167 days
561 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
837 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
1763 days
272 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
41 days
81 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
51 days
209 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
80 days
200 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
102 days
225 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
82 days
442 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
105 days
192 days
New Glasgow
124 days
176 days
Sydney
108 days
210 days
Halifax
112 days
238 days
Sydney
129 days
244 days
New Glasgow
254 days
126 days
Halifax
174 days
232 days
Halifax
142 days
276 days
Halifax
123 days
352 days
Dartmouth
90 days
386 days
Sydney
261 days
328 days
Halifax
105 days
490 days
Kentville
198 days
400 days
New Glasgow
243 days
448 days
Kentville
151 days
550 days
Kentville
158 days
544 days
Dartmouth
343 days
364 days
Kentville
118 days
661 days
Kentville
143 days
657 days
Windsor
373 days
596 days
New Glasgow
482 days
699 days
New Glasgow
920 days
439 days
Halifax
1009 days
508 days
Halifax
365 days
1481 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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918 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
24 days
44 days
New Glasgow
58 days
59 days
New Glasgow
31 days
97 days
Sydney
51 days
91 days
Sydney
76 days
99 days
Halifax
77 days
113 days
Halifax
61 days
159 days
Halifax
73 days
167 days
Halifax
50 days
191 days
Halifax
106 days
141 days
New Glasgow
56 days
203 days
Dartmouth
20 days
286 days
Dartmouth
64 days
252 days
New Glasgow
66 days
250 days
Sydney
118 days
211 days
Windsor
94 days
280 days
Kentville
95 days
288 days
Kentville
71 days
363 days
Kentville
63 days
468 days
Kentville
75 days
532 days
Kentville
109 days
501 days
Halifax
287 days
333 days
New Glasgow
49 days
590 days
Halifax
70 days
1031 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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253 days

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