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 ?
228 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
520 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
141 days
302 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
115 days
330 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
161 days
872 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
722 days
459 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
866 days
657 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
63 days
86 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
42 days
211 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
75 days
185 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
105 days
196 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
100 days
369 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
99 days
84 days
Sydney
103 days
127 days
Halifax
126 days
161 days
Halifax
120 days
172 days
Dartmouth
48 days
263 days
Sydney
166 days
150 days
Sydney
158 days
277 days
Halifax
232 days
236 days
New Glasgow
239 days
246 days
Halifax
256 days
240 days
Kentville
118 days
432 days
Sydney
247 days
316 days
Kentville
307 days
307 days
New Glasgow
454 days
257 days
Halifax
344 days
432 days
Windsor
162 days
660 days
Dartmouth
468 days
397 days
Kentville
209 days
659 days
Halifax
182 days
751 days
Kentville
276 days
776 days
New Glasgow
562 days
545 days
New Glasgow
770 days
421 days
Kentville
1164 days
464 days
Halifax
178 days
1562 days
Kentville
---
675 days
Halifax
---
728 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
23 days
50 days
Sydney
47 days
52 days
Sydney
62 days
60 days
Dartmouth
24 days
112 days
Halifax
47 days
98 days
Halifax
42 days
114 days
Sydney
78 days
99 days
Halifax
70 days
157 days
New Glasgow
127 days
119 days
New Glasgow
106 days
159 days
Kentville
137 days
143 days
Windsor
29 days
315 days
Kentville
57 days
287 days
Halifax
173 days
188 days
Sydney
180 days
183 days
Dartmouth
203 days
200 days
Halifax
227 days
202 days
Kentville
84 days
363 days
Halifax
92 days
393 days
Kentville
70 days
439 days
New Glasgow
116 days
473 days
Kentville
296 days
352 days
New Glasgow
318 days
352 days
Halifax
108 days
1117 days
Kentville
---
555 days
Halifax
---
335 days

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