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 ?
316 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
519 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
146 days
470 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
254 days
897 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
872 days
520 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
722 days
469 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
160 days
302 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
86 days
199 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
129 days
223 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
101 days
350 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
96 days
201 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
75 days
88 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
50 days
208 days
Dartmouth
468 days
369 days
Halifax
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Halifax
245 days
236 days
Halifax
344 days
446 days
Halifax
199 days
134 days
Halifax
256 days
256 days
Halifax
185 days
153 days
Halifax
---
682 days
Halifax
182 days
751 days
Halifax
181 days
1483 days
Kentville
---
675 days
Kentville
316 days
375 days
Kentville
209 days
619 days
Kentville
335 days
776 days
Kentville
1134 days
450 days
Kentville
131 days
431 days
New Glasgow
770 days
421 days
New Glasgow
280 days
263 days
New Glasgow
152 days
93 days
New Glasgow
632 days
257 days
New Glasgow
562 days
545 days
Sydney
190 days
150 days
Sydney
272 days
328 days
Sydney
163 days
314 days
Sydney
109 days
127 days
Windsor
162 days
610 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
27 days
104 days
Dartmouth
229 days
163 days
Halifax
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---
Halifax
84 days
145 days
Halifax
211 days
208 days
Halifax
41 days
55 days
Halifax
175 days
200 days
Halifax
51 days
68 days
Halifax
---
305 days
Halifax
98 days
400 days
Halifax
108 days
1153 days
Kentville
---
555 days
Kentville
149 days
140 days
Kentville
82 days
342 days
Kentville
79 days
434 days
Kentville
320 days
342 days
Kentville
47 days
284 days
New Glasgow
341 days
351 days
New Glasgow
132 days
142 days
New Glasgow
23 days
48 days
New Glasgow
133 days
162 days
New Glasgow
105 days
475 days
Sydney
47 days
53 days
Sydney
183 days
183 days
Sydney
89 days
113 days
Sydney
66 days
57 days
Windsor
28 days
336 days

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