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 ?
133 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
539 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
84 days
377 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
539 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
133 days
573 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
399 days
335 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
134 days
255 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
56 days
219 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
100 days
168 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
91 days
495 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
42 days
184 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
43 days
83 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
343 days
364 days
Dartmouth
94 days
386 days
Halifax
112 days
197 days
Halifax
1009 days
508 days
Halifax
133 days
266 days
Halifax
174 days
232 days
Halifax
---
923 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
105 days
490 days
Halifax
365 days
1419 days
Halifax
103 days
352 days
Kentville
337 days
400 days
Kentville
133 days
667 days
Kentville
143 days
657 days
Kentville
894 days
548 days
Kentville
159 days
546 days
New Glasgow
242 days
115 days
New Glasgow
134 days
174 days
New Glasgow
447 days
448 days
New Glasgow
525 days
699 days
New Glasgow
920 days
434 days
Sydney
180 days
328 days
Sydney
109 days
242 days
Sydney
113 days
192 days
Sydney
72 days
210 days
Windsor
373 days
596 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
18 days
261 days
Dartmouth
66 days
252 days
Halifax
70 days
115 days
Halifax
267 days
332 days
Halifax
50 days
164 days
Halifax
106 days
141 days
Halifax
---
276 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
71 days
186 days
Halifax
70 days
1023 days
Halifax
46 days
191 days
Kentville
93 days
284 days
Kentville
79 days
532 days
Kentville
70 days
366 days
Kentville
140 days
483 days
Kentville
61 days
462 days
New Glasgow
67 days
66 days
New Glasgow
33 days
88 days
New Glasgow
39 days
196 days
New Glasgow
55 days
553 days
New Glasgow
63 days
259 days
Sydney
118 days
211 days
Sydney
61 days
90 days
Sydney
51 days
91 days
Sydney
21 days
41 days
Windsor
77 days
243 days

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