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 ?
266 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
700 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
149 days
456 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
274 days
851 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
327 days
733 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
418 days
636 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
276 days
386 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
67 days
272 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
120 days
242 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
210 days
543 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
86 days
367 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
86 days
180 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Dartmouth
120 days
347 days
Dartmouth
135 days
414 days
Halifax
242 days
434 days
Halifax
156 days
248 days
Halifax
---
598 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
117 days
265 days
Halifax
218 days
328 days
Halifax
---
1356 days
Halifax
211 days
342 days
Halifax
391 days
1637 days
Kentville
228 days
628 days
Kentville
276 days
467 days
Kentville
265 days
753 days
Kentville
242 days
548 days
Kentville
473 days
686 days
New Glasgow
418 days
789 days
New Glasgow
151 days
458 days
New Glasgow
242 days
220 days
New Glasgow
175 days
377 days
New Glasgow
207 days
387 days
Sydney
108 days
209 days
Sydney
177 days
351 days
Sydney
251 days
286 days
Windsor
373 days
346 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Dartmouth
44 days
288 days
Dartmouth
67 days
228 days
Halifax
84 days
187 days
Halifax
103 days
26 days
Halifax
---
462 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
82 days
126 days
Halifax
98 days
215 days
Halifax
---
395 days
Halifax
127 days
109 days
Halifax
76 days
883 days
Kentville
122 days
520 days
Kentville
165 days
405 days
Kentville
112 days
589 days
Kentville
91 days
380 days
Kentville
151 days
555 days
New Glasgow
71 days
664 days
New Glasgow
70 days
343 days
New Glasgow
62 days
167 days
New Glasgow
121 days
328 days
New Glasgow
63 days
354 days
Sydney
44 days
64 days
Sydney
88 days
211 days
Sydney
133 days
162 days
Windsor
77 days
234 days

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