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 ?
333 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
659 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
129 days
340 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
464 days
369 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
290 days
670 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
270 days
920 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
427 days
767 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
84 days
160 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
115 days
258 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
98 days
322 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
77 days
345 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
254 days
431 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
142 days
156 days
Halifax
173 days
268 days
Sydney
168 days
342 days
Kentville
126 days
384 days
Kentville
313 days
273 days
New Glasgow
301 days
367 days
Halifax
280 days
442 days
New Glasgow
280 days
457 days
New Glasgow
293 days
477 days
Kentville
303 days
538 days
Dartmouth
474 days
380 days
Kentville
325 days
607 days
Halifax
459 days
590 days
Dartmouth
282 days
800 days
Halifax
247 days
855 days
Kentville
349 days
908 days
Halifax
645 days
625 days
Halifax
137 days
1323 days
Halifax
928 days
835 days
New Glasgow
1155 days
617 days
Sydney
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299 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
90 days
55 days
Halifax
89 days
107 days
Halifax
88 days
172 days
New Glasgow
148 days
135 days
Sydney
109 days
175 days
Kentville
76 days
275 days
Halifax
98 days
260 days
Dartmouth
141 days
222 days
New Glasgow
98 days
269 days
Kentville
194 days
184 days
New Glasgow
133 days
323 days
Halifax
217 days
252 days
Kentville
151 days
321 days
Halifax
64 days
419 days
Halifax
153 days
533 days
Dartmouth
209 days
487 days
Kentville
223 days
491 days
New Glasgow
258 days
479 days
Kentville
75 days
668 days
Halifax
83 days
1002 days
Sydney
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161 days

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