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 ?
147 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
566 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
162 days
242 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
139 days
399 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
75 days
598 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
151 days
601 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
127 days
751 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
55 days
79 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
76 days
140 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
31 days
237 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
66 days
234 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
495 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
110 days
183 days
Halifax
103 days
191 days
New Glasgow
159 days
142 days
New Glasgow
182 days
126 days
Sydney
112 days
210 days
Halifax
93 days
245 days
Sydney
129 days
228 days
Halifax
174 days
232 days
Dartmouth
56 days
364 days
Halifax
95 days
331 days
Dartmouth
105 days
399 days
Kentville
211 days
354 days
Halifax
106 days
496 days
Sydney
262 days
358 days
New Glasgow
243 days
420 days
Kentville
164 days
550 days
Kentville
143 days
697 days
Kentville
162 days
683 days
Windsor
331 days
596 days
New Glasgow
562 days
699 days
New Glasgow
882 days
439 days
Halifax
1009 days
488 days
Kentville
1053 days
543 days
Halifax
365 days
1481 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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918 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
23 days
48 days
New Glasgow
59 days
69 days
Sydney
58 days
90 days
New Glasgow
75 days
79 days
Sydney
62 days
96 days
Halifax
55 days
119 days
Halifax
41 days
155 days
Halifax
42 days
190 days
New Glasgow
35 days
201 days
Dartmouth
17 days
222 days
Halifax
106 days
153 days
Halifax
73 days
219 days
Dartmouth
70 days
253 days
New Glasgow
70 days
261 days
Sydney
124 days
209 days
Kentville
102 days
253 days
Windsor
67 days
291 days
Kentville
72 days
359 days
Halifax
237 days
277 days
Kentville
62 days
457 days
New Glasgow
63 days
534 days
Kentville
77 days
522 days
Kentville
191 days
450 days
Halifax
72 days
1093 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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Halifax
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294 days

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