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 ?
403 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
803 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
459 days
462 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
229 days
1178 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
352 days
718 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
413 days
402 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
175 days
387 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
411 days
319 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
78 days
415 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
105 days
360 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
112 days
233 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
142 days
157 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
526 days
498 days
Dartmouth
429 days
785 days
Halifax
277 days
442 days
Halifax
220 days
920 days
Halifax
201 days
1454 days
Halifax
1823 days
555 days
Halifax
444 days
590 days
Halifax
169 days
198 days
Halifax
858 days
596 days
Kentville
113 days
434 days
Kentville
224 days
607 days
Kentville
343 days
661 days
Kentville
630 days
741 days
Kentville
360 days
417 days
New Glasgow
823 days
772 days
New Glasgow
427 days
400 days
New Glasgow
335 days
320 days
New Glasgow
164 days
300 days
New Waterford
309 days
416 days
Sydney
168 days
299 days
Sydney
149 days
130 days
Sydney
299 days
309 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
126 days
344 days
Dartmouth
329 days
395 days
Halifax
225 days
312 days
Halifax
85 days
503 days
Halifax
37 days
1118 days
Halifax
312 days
317 days
Halifax
158 days
236 days
Halifax
90 days
155 days
Halifax
100 days
248 days
Kentville
68 days
273 days
Kentville
189 days
416 days
Kentville
158 days
388 days
Kentville
101 days
566 days
Kentville
220 days
287 days
New Glasgow
142 days
461 days
New Glasgow
169 days
319 days
New Glasgow
116 days
175 days
New Glasgow
71 days
210 days
New Waterford
69 days
331 days
Sydney
118 days
153 days
Sydney
87 days
69 days
Sydney
158 days
144 days

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