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 ?
248 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
551 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
168 days
303 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
207 days
519 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
225 days
897 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
388 days
464 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
850 days
536 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
61 days
80 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
63 days
125 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
78 days
164 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
97 days
348 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
153 days
312 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
50 days
208 days
New Glasgow
99 days
76 days
Sydney
111 days
155 days
Kentville
127 days
400 days
Halifax
147 days
118 days
Sydney
166 days
279 days
Halifax
177 days
865 days
Halifax
185 days
110 days
Sydney
192 days
108 days
New Glasgow
215 days
248 days
Halifax
232 days
227 days
Halifax
256 days
256 days
Kentville
258 days
715 days
Sydney
268 days
316 days
Kentville
288 days
581 days
Halifax
291 days
567 days
Halifax
291 days
1483 days
Kentville
309 days
385 days
Windsor
329 days
610 days
New Glasgow
339 days
587 days
Dartmouth
468 days
376 days
New Glasgow
589 days
426 days
New Glasgow
751 days
278 days
Kentville
1134 days
461 days
Kentville
---
805 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
745 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
20 days
43 days
Dartmouth
27 days
85 days
Windsor
30 days
375 days
Halifax
46 days
51 days
Sydney
49 days
52 days
Kentville
49 days
275 days
Halifax
50 days
45 days
Sydney
63 days
57 days
Kentville
86 days
314 days
Halifax
91 days
119 days
Kentville
91 days
447 days
Halifax
98 days
451 days
New Glasgow
101 days
479 days
Sydney
103 days
111 days
New Glasgow
120 days
163 days
Halifax
127 days
1074 days
Halifax
136 days
201 days
Kentville
153 days
131 days
Halifax
180 days
201 days
Sydney
182 days
183 days
New Glasgow
204 days
158 days
Dartmouth
256 days
162 days
Kentville
296 days
334 days
New Glasgow
341 days
354 days
Kentville
---
613 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
338 days

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