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 ?
547 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
695 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
126 days
402 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
265 days
267 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
428 days
748 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
453 days
956 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
1020 days
641 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
90 days
144 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
104 days
172 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
167 days
238 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
178 days
242 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
337 days
537 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
92 days
671 days
Sydney
98 days
226 days
Sydney
126 days
212 days
Dartmouth
135 days
580 days
Dartmouth
162 days
445 days
New Glasgow
182 days
175 days
New Glasgow
210 days
227 days
Sydney
214 days
425 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
Halifax
263 days
1093 days
New Glasgow
266 days
389 days
Kentville
299 days
660 days
Halifax
332 days
461 days
Kentville
343 days
800 days
Kentville
344 days
606 days
Halifax
397 days
590 days
New Glasgow
469 days
929 days
New Glasgow
477 days
277 days
Kentville
879 days
824 days
Kentville
917 days
597 days
Halifax
931 days
434 days
Halifax
980 days
289 days
Halifax
1016 days
880 days
Halifax
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825 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
43 days
172 days
Dartmouth
48 days
221 days
Sydney
71 days
149 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Dartmouth
76 days
366 days
Sydney
85 days
113 days
Dartmouth
91 days
238 days
New Glasgow
96 days
110 days
Halifax
99 days
578 days
New Glasgow
99 days
167 days
Kentville
110 days
574 days
Sydney
124 days
291 days
Halifax
130 days
667 days
Halifax
154 days
136 days
New Glasgow
160 days
184 days
New Glasgow
173 days
728 days
New Glasgow
178 days
125 days
Kentville
185 days
622 days
Kentville
195 days
349 days
Halifax
259 days
142 days
Kentville
286 days
435 days
Halifax
293 days
337 days
Kentville
297 days
443 days
Halifax
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332 days
Halifax
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