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 ?
359 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
708 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
238 days
274 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
350 days
436 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
479 days
496 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
532 days
581 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
216 days
1182 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
111 days
114 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
122 days
161 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
100 days
295 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
130 days
268 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
222 days
256 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
142 days
160 days
Halifax
152 days
161 days
Halifax
154 days
228 days
New Glasgow
197 days
268 days
Kentville
358 days
125 days
Sydney
209 days
275 days
Kentville
140 days
379 days
Sydney
251 days
309 days
Sydney
306 days
345 days
New Glasgow
524 days
236 days
New Glasgow
413 days
413 days
Dartmouth
343 days
524 days
Kentville
384 days
612 days
Dartmouth
467 days
539 days
Halifax
131 days
933 days
Halifax
444 days
669 days
Kentville
762 days
391 days
New Glasgow
773 days
584 days
Kentville
622 days
741 days
Halifax
288 days
1450 days
Halifax
2253 days
674 days
Kentville
---
767 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
654 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
26 days
65 days
Sydney
63 days
107 days
Sydney
89 days
95 days
Halifax
95 days
174 days
New Glasgow
95 days
184 days
Sydney
153 days
126 days
Kentville
257 days
57 days
Sydney
160 days
168 days
Kentville
73 days
273 days
New Glasgow
202 days
152 days
Halifax
234 days
194 days
Kentville
119 days
325 days
Dartmouth
90 days
372 days
New Glasgow
186 days
337 days
New Glasgow
91 days
436 days
Kentville
113 days
513 days
Dartmouth
381 days
253 days
Halifax
85 days
609 days
Kentville
366 days
335 days
Halifax
560 days
312 days
Halifax
85 days
1154 days
Kentville
---
550 days
Dartmouth
---
---
Halifax
---
314 days

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