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 ?
401 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
678 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
285 days
292 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
454 days
387 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
342 days
629 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
405 days
958 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
358 days
1191 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
141 days
103 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
112 days
224 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
109 days
301 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
91 days
367 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
315 days
386 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
140 days
127 days
Halifax
169 days
198 days
Sydney
158 days
344 days
Kentville
112 days
392 days
New Glasgow
216 days
332 days
Inverness
268 days
327 days
New Glasgow
268 days
339 days
Halifax
280 days
442 days
Kentville
358 days
427 days
New Glasgow
427 days
400 days
Kentville
292 days
607 days
Dartmouth
489 days
422 days
Kentville
313 days
636 days
Halifax
221 days
891 days
Dartmouth
396 days
811 days
New Glasgow
554 days
772 days
Kentville
622 days
766 days
Halifax
889 days
573 days
Halifax
99 days
1394 days
Halifax
1402 days
562 days
Halifax
928 days
1036 days
Sydney
2199 days
281 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Inverness
59 days
62 days
Sydney
86 days
59 days
Halifax
79 days
128 days
New Glasgow
101 days
151 days
Sydney
93 days
172 days
New Glasgow
72 days
212 days
Kentville
70 days
272 days
Halifax
176 days
178 days
Halifax
90 days
272 days
Dartmouth
111 days
282 days
Sydney
261 days
134 days
New Glasgow
133 days
315 days
Kentville
224 days
232 days
Halifax
220 days
295 days
Kentville
169 days
380 days
Kentville
167 days
402 days
Halifax
98 days
487 days
Dartmouth
257 days
415 days
Kentville
96 days
602 days
New Glasgow
195 days
509 days
Halifax
394 days
317 days
Halifax
51 days
1109 days

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