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 ?
234 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
687 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
163 days
405 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
204 days
304 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
260 days
691 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
269 days
757 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
277 days
726 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
86 days
376 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
92 days
288 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
133 days
194 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
163 days
237 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
201 days
511 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
65 days
364 days
Halifax
118 days
255 days
New Glasgow
128 days
787 days
Dartmouth
134 days
378 days
Halifax
142 days
247 days
Sydney
144 days
267 days
Sydney
147 days
210 days
New Glasgow
151 days
459 days
New Glasgow
154 days
392 days
Halifax
154 days
293 days
Sydney
177 days
379 days
New Glasgow
192 days
380 days
Kentville
201 days
672 days
Kentville
203 days
614 days
Halifax
204 days
443 days
Kentville
223 days
636 days
Halifax
231 days
359 days
Kentville
238 days
719 days
New Glasgow
242 days
220 days
Kentville
277 days
463 days
Halifax
292 days
1362 days
Dartmouth
373 days
353 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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543 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Halifax
---
939 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
21 days
288 days
Sydney
27 days
64 days
New Glasgow
32 days
124 days
New Glasgow
42 days
665 days
New Glasgow
57 days
76 days
New Glasgow
62 days
266 days
New Glasgow
66 days
299 days
Dartmouth
68 days
233 days
Halifax
68 days
956 days
Halifax
75 days
195 days
Kentville
76 days
505 days
Dartmouth
76 days
280 days
Kentville
78 days
377 days
Halifax
82 days
134 days
Halifax
84 days
187 days
Sydney
86 days
158 days
Halifax
98 days
24 days
Sydney
99 days
211 days
Halifax
102 days
136 days
Kentville
105 days
543 days
Kentville
107 days
519 days
Kentville
123 days
312 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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403 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Halifax
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318 days

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