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 ?
549 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
603 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
122 days
353 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
255 days
389 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
285 days
483 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
479 days
633 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
1033 days
812 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
98 days
149 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
123 days
213 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
180 days
158 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
149 days
251 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
283 days
403 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
171 days
175 days
Sydney
153 days
199 days
Sydney
266 days
226 days
Halifax
111 days
412 days
New Glasgow
248 days
281 days
New Glasgow
204 days
389 days
New Glasgow
319 days
277 days
Sydney
217 days
402 days
Dartmouth
186 days
446 days
Halifax
209 days
575 days
Dartmouth
167 days
671 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
Kentville
331 days
595 days
Kentville
299 days
648 days
Halifax
777 days
253 days
Kentville
324 days
800 days
Halifax
916 days
259 days
Halifax
263 days
1196 days
Kentville
827 days
658 days
Kentville
879 days
608 days
Halifax
1016 days
880 days
New Glasgow
1400 days
918 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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825 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
83 days
106 days
Halifax
48 days
143 days
New Glasgow
101 days
98 days
Sydney
63 days
148 days
Halifax
146 days
109 days
New Glasgow
89 days
171 days
New Glasgow
157 days
124 days
Dartmouth
55 days
228 days
New Glasgow
151 days
168 days
Dartmouth
93 days
237 days
Sydney
132 days
215 days
Halifax
226 days
128 days
Halifax
69 days
291 days
Kentville
170 days
349 days
Halifax
90 days
470 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Kentville
289 days
354 days
Kentville
266 days
393 days
Kentville
133 days
582 days
Kentville
196 days
630 days
Halifax
130 days
766 days
New Glasgow
201 days
696 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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324 days

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