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 ?
434 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
448 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
138 days
260 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
187 days
328 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
355 days
304 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
429 days
748 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
727 days
470 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
81 days
167 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
92 days
169 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
145 days
246 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
169 days
125 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
217 days
243 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
97 days
379 days
Dartmouth
167 days
664 days
Sydney
169 days
205 days
New Glasgow
169 days
324 days
New Glasgow
171 days
170 days
Halifax
188 days
552 days
Dartmouth
196 days
509 days
Sydney
214 days
349 days
Sydney
234 days
169 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
New Glasgow
263 days
279 days
Halifax
295 days
864 days
Kentville
300 days
796 days
Halifax
304 days
1359 days
Kentville
313 days
541 days
Kentville
313 days
662 days
New Glasgow
319 days
286 days
Halifax
724 days
195 days
Kentville
827 days
664 days
Halifax
912 days
259 days
Kentville
991 days
608 days
New Glasgow
2093 days
819 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
806 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
43 days
141 days
Halifax
45 days
100 days
Halifax
47 days
272 days
Sydney
60 days
141 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Sydney
80 days
52 days
New Glasgow
84 days
171 days
Halifax
112 days
506 days
New Glasgow
115 days
77 days
Sydney
121 days
204 days
New Glasgow
124 days
134 days
Dartmouth
128 days
237 days
Halifax
131 days
759 days
New Glasgow
136 days
119 days
Halifax
146 days
99 days
Kentville
148 days
594 days
Kentville
168 days
354 days
Kentville
205 days
629 days
New Glasgow
208 days
691 days
Halifax
216 days
117 days
Kentville
254 days
379 days
Kentville
293 days
379 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
258 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days

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