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 ?
159 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
577 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
180 days
300 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
94 days
407 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
138 days
597 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
477 days
544 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
365 days
923 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
60 days
138 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
71 days
176 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
75 days
191 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
258 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
73 days
425 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
98 days
164 days
Dartmouth
56 days
208 days
New Glasgow
173 days
105 days
Halifax
99 days
183 days
Halifax
85 days
202 days
Sydney
190 days
164 days
Sydney
141 days
233 days
New Glasgow
239 days
177 days
Halifax
182 days
303 days
Halifax
256 days
232 days
Sydney
217 days
349 days
Kentville
227 days
354 days
Kentville
112 days
538 days
Dartmouth
289 days
461 days
Halifax
347 days
446 days
Kentville
143 days
679 days
Kentville
159 days
701 days
New Glasgow
447 days
420 days
Halifax
182 days
695 days
Windsor
303 days
660 days
New Glasgow
562 days
685 days
New Glasgow
882 days
426 days
Kentville
1177 days
508 days
Halifax
427 days
1583 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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821 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
40 days
50 days
New Glasgow
39 days
55 days
Sydney
57 days
69 days
Sydney
75 days
83 days
Halifax
44 days
117 days
Dartmouth
22 days
141 days
Halifax
41 days
134 days
New Glasgow
114 days
73 days
Halifax
43 days
182 days
New Glasgow
106 days
196 days
Kentville
116 days
201 days
Halifax
173 days
166 days
Dartmouth
98 days
254 days
Sydney
150 days
210 days
Halifax
77 days
331 days
Windsor
91 days
354 days
New Glasgow
132 days
326 days
Kentville
60 days
398 days
Kentville
71 days
395 days
Kentville
73 days
417 days
Halifax
276 days
217 days
Kentville
213 days
382 days
New Glasgow
116 days
502 days
Halifax
93 days
1210 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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333 days

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