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 ?
180 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
538 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
97 days
412 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
365 days
669 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
149 days
602 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
525 days
526 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
147 days
300 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
261 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
70 days
186 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
78 days
400 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
94 days
195 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
60 days
126 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
51 days
208 days
Dartmouth
295 days
457 days
Halifax
182 days
715 days
Halifax
427 days
1583 days
Halifax
211 days
284 days
Halifax
347 days
432 days
Halifax
256 days
226 days
Halifax
100 days
185 days
Halifax
81 days
186 days
Halifax
---
829 days
Kentville
121 days
507 days
Kentville
---
---
Kentville
188 days
683 days
Kentville
227 days
327 days
Kentville
209 days
698 days
Kentville
1177 days
493 days
New Glasgow
525 days
656 days
New Glasgow
920 days
433 days
New Glasgow
239 days
190 days
New Glasgow
134 days
108 days
New Glasgow
454 days
271 days
Sydney
190 days
150 days
Sydney
217 days
330 days
Sydney
151 days
238 days
Sydney
99 days
141 days
Windsor
329 days
673 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
23 days
128 days
Dartmouth
111 days
250 days
Halifax
74 days
349 days
Halifax
99 days
1117 days
Halifax
48 days
180 days
Halifax
273 days
217 days
Halifax
173 days
165 days
Halifax
44 days
116 days
Halifax
36 days
127 days
Halifax
---
337 days
Kentville
58 days
382 days
Kentville
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Kentville
74 days
391 days
Kentville
117 days
186 days
Kentville
69 days
399 days
Kentville
228 days
380 days
New Glasgow
148 days
496 days
New Glasgow
144 days
335 days
New Glasgow
118 days
74 days
New Glasgow
29 days
55 days
New Glasgow
106 days
166 days
Sydney
47 days
52 days
Sydney
156 days
210 days
Sydney
75 days
83 days
Sydney
59 days
69 days
Windsor
91 days
345 days

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