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 ?
227 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
553 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
126 days
470 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
136 days
302 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
161 days
835 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
494 days
494 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
516 days
659 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
48 days
176 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
49 days
249 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
55 days
87 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
203 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
83 days
391 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
48 days
263 days
Sydney
99 days
127 days
Kentville
116 days
460 days
Halifax
120 days
175 days
Halifax
126 days
169 days
New Glasgow
152 days
84 days
Sydney
155 days
238 days
Sydney
166 days
150 days
Halifax
182 days
750 days
Kentville
188 days
666 days
Windsor
217 days
596 days
Halifax
222 days
245 days
Sydney
230 days
330 days
New Glasgow
239 days
224 days
Halifax
256 days
237 days
Kentville
258 days
772 days
Kentville
307 days
375 days
Halifax
344 days
446 days
New Glasgow
454 days
245 days
Dartmouth
461 days
438 days
New Glasgow
778 days
426 days
New Glasgow
883 days
611 days
Kentville
1214 days
469 days
Kentville
---
675 days
Halifax
---
821 days
Halifax
---
1460 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
24 days
120 days
New Glasgow
29 days
54 days
Halifax
41 days
119 days
Sydney
47 days
52 days
Halifax
48 days
114 days
Kentville
51 days
315 days
Windsor
57 days
316 days
Sydney
61 days
61 days
Halifax
64 days
162 days
Kentville
69 days
434 days
Sydney
77 days
83 days
Halifax
80 days
380 days
Kentville
80 days
369 days
New Glasgow
92 days
166 days
Kentville
126 days
154 days
New Glasgow
129 days
96 days
New Glasgow
151 days
350 days
Dartmouth
159 days
218 days
Sydney
167 days
189 days
Halifax
180 days
182 days
New Glasgow
205 days
475 days
Halifax
227 days
217 days
Kentville
289 days
364 days
Kentville
---
555 days
Halifax
---
338 days
Halifax
---
1075 days

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