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 ?
285 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
504 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
190 days
316 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
179 days
470 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
254 days
581 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
722 days
456 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
822 days
536 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
67 days
86 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
85 days
163 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
135 days
201 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
148 days
237 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
101 days
348 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
152 days
76 days
Sydney
111 days
139 days
Dartmouth
50 days
208 days
Sydney
192 days
108 days
Halifax
176 days
134 days
Halifax
185 days
139 days
Sydney
163 days
279 days
Halifax
245 days
231 days
Halifax
256 days
256 days
New Glasgow
280 days
246 days
Kentville
121 days
407 days
Sydney
272 days
330 days
Kentville
309 days
375 days
New Glasgow
454 days
257 days
Windsor
162 days
610 days
Kentville
209 days
619 days
Dartmouth
468 days
375 days
Halifax
344 days
564 days
Halifax
181 days
751 days
Kentville
258 days
760 days
New Glasgow
778 days
433 days
New Glasgow
883 days
545 days
Kentville
1120 days
461 days
Halifax
181 days
1407 days
Kentville
---
805 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
728 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
23 days
46 days
Halifax
44 days
55 days
Sydney
49 days
54 days
Halifax
50 days
53 days
Sydney
63 days
60 days
Dartmouth
27 days
98 days
Sydney
92 days
111 days
New Glasgow
70 days
159 days
Halifax
91 days
142 days
New Glasgow
127 days
152 days
Kentville
152 days
134 days
Kentville
46 days
278 days
Halifax
150 days
201 days
Sydney
184 days
188 days
Windsor
28 days
351 days
Halifax
181 days
206 days
Kentville
84 days
327 days
Dartmouth
251 days
162 days
Halifax
98 days
407 days
Kentville
90 days
447 days
New Glasgow
91 days
475 days
Kentville
296 days
335 days
New Glasgow
359 days
351 days
Halifax
109 days
1010 days
Kentville
---
611 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
348 days

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