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 ?
457 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
767 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
177 days
1156 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
211 days
302 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
283 days
411 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
482 days
530 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
507 days
601 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
50 days
353 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
100 days
212 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
117 days
361 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
131 days
133 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
417 days
319 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
20 days
242 days
Halifax
122 days
184 days
Kentville
124 days
434 days
New Glasgow
135 days
295 days
Sydney
152 days
134 days
Sydney
172 days
299 days
Halifax
201 days
1496 days
Halifax
221 days
932 days
Sydney
278 days
387 days
Sydney
299 days
309 days
New Glasgow
335 days
266 days
Kentville
365 days
661 days
Halifax
444 days
501 days
Dartmouth
474 days
771 days
New Glasgow
486 days
565 days
New Glasgow
496 days
400 days
Dartmouth
526 days
463 days
Kentville
606 days
417 days
Kentville
699 days
737 days
Halifax
816 days
596 days
Halifax
2028 days
662 days
Kentville
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767 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
8 days
36 days
Halifax
38 days
1128 days
Kentville
66 days
276 days
Sydney
69 days
150 days
New Glasgow
71 days
187 days
Halifax
83 days
157 days
Halifax
84 days
492 days
Sydney
90 days
79 days
Halifax
100 days
272 days
Kentville
105 days
547 days
Sydney
115 days
148 days
New Glasgow
123 days
437 days
Kentville
127 days
381 days
Dartmouth
128 days
344 days
New Glasgow
128 days
159 days
New Glasgow
155 days
308 days
Sydney
169 days
143 days
Halifax
177 days
200 days
Kentville
269 days
318 days
Halifax
394 days
362 days
Dartmouth
402 days
382 days
Kentville
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427 days

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