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 ?
461 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
557 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
208 days
302 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
471 days
366 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
454 days
429 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
605 days
565 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
736 days
1240 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
78 days
106 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
136 days
93 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
130 days
273 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
150 days
257 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
116 days
323 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
118 days
160 days
Sydney
89 days
198 days
Halifax
187 days
174 days
New Glasgow
150 days
268 days
Halifax
170 days
251 days
Dartmouth
66 days
371 days
Sydney
209 days
279 days
Kentville
358 days
146 days
Kentville
143 days
372 days
Sydney
268 days
302 days
Dartmouth
758 days
43 days
New Glasgow
617 days
250 days
New Glasgow
339 days
535 days
Dartmouth
479 days
437 days
Dartmouth
308 days
638 days
Kentville
380 days
567 days
New Glasgow
575 days
414 days
Kentville
258 days
776 days
Halifax
475 days
564 days
Halifax
133 days
951 days
Kentville
884 days
392 days
Halifax
299 days
1483 days
Halifax
2310 days
1843 days
Kentville
---
767 days
Halifax
---
687 days
Halifax
736 days
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
28 days
53 days
Sydney
48 days
63 days
Halifax
65 days
78 days
Sydney
78 days
77 days
Dartmouth
168 days
41 days
New Glasgow
93 days
184 days
Sydney
153 days
132 days
Kentville
46 days
274 days
Halifax
119 days
204 days
Kentville
247 days
103 days
Sydney
184 days
176 days
Dartmouth
84 days
336 days
Halifax
254 days
171 days
New Glasgow
270 days
158 days
Kentville
116 days
316 days
New Glasgow
172 days
353 days
New Glasgow
121 days
433 days
Dartmouth
378 days
186 days
Kentville
102 days
492 days
Halifax
94 days
608 days
Kentville
389 days
329 days
Halifax
178 days
1167 days
Halifax
1245 days
471 days
Kentville
---
571 days
Halifax
---
327 days
Halifax
161 days
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