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 ?
477 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
642 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
104 days
611 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
189 days
642 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
280 days
265 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
322 days
714 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
717 days
713 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
69 days
251 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
84 days
119 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
102 days
155 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
154 days
126 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
241 days
433 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
85 days
671 days
Halifax
91 days
251 days
Halifax
91 days
575 days
Sydney
133 days
184 days
Halifax
146 days
1259 days
New Glasgow
167 days
146 days
Sydney
176 days
359 days
New Glasgow
177 days
324 days
Dartmouth
181 days
559 days
New Glasgow
209 days
332 days
New Glasgow
223 days
329 days
Sydney
234 days
125 days
Kentville
250 days
699 days
Kentville
253 days
790 days
Halifax
295 days
1506 days
Kentville
309 days
567 days
Kentville
371 days
608 days
Halifax
416 days
303 days
Kentville
535 days
702 days
Windsor
659 days
597 days
Halifax
671 days
415 days
New Glasgow
2093 days
762 days
Halifax
---
848 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
41 days
143 days
Halifax
57 days
549 days
Windsor
60 days
296 days
Dartmouth
63 days
139 days
Halifax
64 days
123 days
Sydney
71 days
103 days
Sydney
88 days
46 days
New Glasgow
92 days
57 days
Sydney
105 days
160 days
New Glasgow
106 days
214 days
New Glasgow
110 days
154 days
Dartmouth
111 days
220 days
Kentville
111 days
603 days
Halifax
122 days
697 days
Halifax
129 days
25 days
Kentville
138 days
656 days
New Glasgow
162 days
118 days
Halifax
172 days
116 days
Kentville
191 days
434 days
Kentville
207 days
526 days
Kentville
209 days
390 days
New Glasgow
223 days
651 days
Halifax
---
269 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days

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