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 ?
317 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
592 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
317 days
375 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
256 days
944 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
689 days
591 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
415 days
496 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
187 days
274 days

50%

Communitysort descending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
129 days
144 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
70 days
281 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
91 days
314 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
88 days
164 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
70 days
68 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
475 days
369 days
Dartmouth
50 days
371 days
Halifax
736 days
63 days
Halifax
---
745 days
Halifax
174 days
905 days
Halifax
291 days
1483 days
Halifax
---
674 days
Halifax
218 days
219 days
Halifax
475 days
564 days
Halifax
251 days
256 days
Halifax
377 days
64 days
Kentville
229 days
760 days
Kentville
1120 days
406 days
Kentville
140 days
398 days
Kentville
---
805 days
Kentville
316 days
581 days
Kentville
347 days
512 days
New Glasgow
215 days
267 days
New Glasgow
99 days
71 days
New Glasgow
365 days
545 days
New Glasgow
576 days
443 days
New Glasgow
454 days
243 days
Sydney
192 days
314 days
Sydney
111 days
160 days
Sydney
129 days
164 days
Sydney
248 days
307 days
Windsor
308 days
638 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
295 days
165 days
Dartmouth
25 days
66 days
Halifax
38 days
43 days
Halifax
---
338 days
Halifax
99 days
528 days
Halifax
143 days
1152 days
Halifax
---
164 days
Halifax
83 days
100 days
Halifax
283 days
197 days
Halifax
154 days
206 days
Halifax
34 days
37 days
Kentville
95 days
469 days
Kentville
366 days
324 days
Kentville
37 days
266 days
Kentville
---
599 days
Kentville
96 days
314 days
Kentville
181 days
120 days
New Glasgow
116 days
180 days
New Glasgow
14 days
45 days
New Glasgow
129 days
463 days
New Glasgow
283 days
358 days
New Glasgow
204 days
153 days
Sydney
141 days
122 days
Sydney
63 days
65 days
Sydney
47 days
45 days
Sydney
180 days
180 days
Windsor
84 days
350 days

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