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 ?
417 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
815 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
210 days
339 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
285 days
405 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
477 days
530 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
606 days
647 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
177 days
1231 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
149 days
144 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
97 days
216 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
51 days
407 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
119 days
364 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
396 days
324 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
142 days
130 days
Halifax
15 days
273 days
Halifax
167 days
184 days
New Glasgow
164 days
295 days
Sydney
169 days
299 days
Kentville
124 days
434 days
New Glasgow
335 days
270 days
Sydney
299 days
323 days
Sydney
309 days
387 days
New Glasgow
427 days
400 days
Kentville
347 days
661 days
Kentville
587 days
427 days
Halifax
444 days
573 days
Dartmouth
526 days
495 days
Halifax
220 days
926 days
New Glasgow
486 days
666 days
Dartmouth
459 days
767 days
Kentville
685 days
737 days
Halifax
858 days
603 days
Halifax
186 days
1489 days
Halifax
2028 days
662 days
Kentville
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607 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
7 days
20 days
Sydney
87 days
76 days
Halifax
90 days
155 days
New Glasgow
70 days
193 days
Sydney
118 days
149 days
New Glasgow
101 days
175 days
Sydney
163 days
158 days
Sydney
82 days
249 days
Kentville
70 days
274 days
Halifax
100 days
255 days
Halifax
177 days
222 days
New Glasgow
155 days
308 days
Dartmouth
138 days
344 days
Kentville
119 days
384 days
Kentville
251 days
304 days
New Glasgow
123 days
449 days
Halifax
85 days
507 days
Kentville
105 days
554 days
Dartmouth
350 days
386 days
Halifax
671 days
422 days
Halifax
38 days
1126 days
Kentville
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416 days

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