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 ?
396 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
745 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
381 days
454 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
288 days
1152 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
520 days
560 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
402 days
459 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
201 days
272 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
91 days
186 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
96 days
366 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
188 days
293 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
127 days
263 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
97 days
100 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
471 days
682 days
Dartmouth
343 days
498 days
Halifax
150 days
210 days
Halifax
---
584 days
Halifax
152 days
932 days
Halifax
263 days
1494 days
Halifax
2058 days
674 days
Halifax
889 days
669 days
Halifax
84 days
161 days
Kentville
663 days
745 days
Kentville
718 days
386 days
Kentville
133 days
401 days
Kentville
---
567 days
Kentville
384 days
629 days
Kentville
510 days
68 days
New Glasgow
197 days
296 days
New Glasgow
486 days
582 days
New Glasgow
454 days
409 days
New Glasgow
524 days
266 days
Sydney
207 days
279 days
Sydney
152 days
160 days
Sydney
291 days
309 days
Sydney
309 days
345 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
390 days
312 days
Dartmouth
121 days
361 days
Halifax
91 days
163 days
Halifax
---
307 days
Halifax
86 days
541 days
Halifax
51 days
1167 days
Halifax
616 days
317 days
Halifax
268 days
198 days
Halifax
18 days
56 days
Kentville
107 days
517 days
Kentville
355 days
335 days
Kentville
70 days
274 days
Kentville
---
403 days
Kentville
150 days
340 days
Kentville
339 days
50 days
New Glasgow
87 days
183 days
New Glasgow
86 days
436 days
New Glasgow
168 days
328 days
New Glasgow
175 days
152 days
Sydney
158 days
134 days
Sydney
88 days
87 days
Sydney
169 days
146 days
Sydney
69 days
121 days

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