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 ?
282 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
546 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
180 days
307 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
273 days
369 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
350 days
497 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
189 days
778 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
689 days
554 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
61 days
80 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
80 days
143 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
75 days
177 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
83 days
263 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
101 days
296 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
152 days
71 days
Sydney
110 days
139 days
Dartmouth
51 days
208 days
Sydney
166 days
150 days
Halifax
199 days
130 days
Sydney
168 days
279 days
Halifax
230 days
223 days
New Glasgow
197 days
263 days
Halifax
402 days
94 days
Halifax
251 days
256 days
Kentville
127 days
398 days
Sydney
264 days
309 days
Kentville
309 days
385 days
Dartmouth
468 days
375 days
Kentville
322 days
581 days
Halifax
344 days
564 days
New Glasgow
365 days
545 days
Windsor
308 days
638 days
Kentville
229 days
741 days
New Glasgow
589 days
426 days
Halifax
176 days
877 days
Kentville
1120 days
416 days
Halifax
291 days
1494 days
Kentville
---
805 days
Halifax
---
674 days
Halifax
---
745 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
15 days
43 days
Halifax
31 days
45 days
Halifax
46 days
43 days
Sydney
48 days
49 days
Dartmouth
27 days
74 days
Sydney
64 days
57 days
Halifax
86 days
117 days
Sydney
109 days
114 days
Kentville
154 days
126 days
New Glasgow
120 days
178 days
Kentville
43 days
269 days
Sydney
181 days
188 days
Halifax
169 days
209 days
Windsor
77 days
324 days
Kentville
91 days
311 days
Dartmouth
274 days
163 days
Halifax
275 days
196 days
Kentville
93 days
448 days
Halifax
98 days
509 days
New Glasgow
158 days
470 days
Kentville
344 days
325 days
New Glasgow
335 days
358 days
Halifax
90 days
1152 days
Kentville
---
611 days
Halifax
---
152 days
Halifax
---
337 days

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