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 ?
589 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
666 days
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Wait Times

90%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
236 days
375 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
246 days
578 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
373 days
669 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
297 days
1366 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
644 days
549 days

50%

Communitysort ascending Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
150 days
116 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
165 days
114 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
310 days
425 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
65 days
493 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
125 days
164 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
415 days
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Sydney
178 days
267 days
Sydney
236 days
539 days
Sydney
225 days
282 days
New Glasgow
215 days
980 days
New Glasgow
148 days
168 days
New Glasgow
502 days
427 days
New Glasgow
253 days
167 days
New Glasgow
239 days
240 days
Kentville
979 days
556 days
Kentville
364 days
694 days
Kentville
113 days
733 days
Kentville
421 days
843 days
Kentville
373 days
648 days
Halifax
110 days
1569 days
Halifax
164 days
73 days
Halifax
525 days
1145 days
Halifax
328 days
461 days
Halifax
447 days
856 days
Dartmouth
957 days
434 days
Dartmouth
601 days
637 days
Dartmouth
126 days
641 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
Dartmouth
248 days
371 days
Dartmouth
1070 days
316 days
Dartmouth
1098 days
224 days
Dartmouth
146 days
549 days

50%

Surgeon Communitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
348 days
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Sydney
142 days
139 days
Sydney
130 days
293 days
Sydney
113 days
118 days
New Glasgow
125 days
707 days
New Glasgow
80 days
116 days
New Glasgow
199 days
245 days
New Glasgow
174 days
90 days
New Glasgow
194 days
150 days
Kentville
202 days
383 days
Kentville
309 days
435 days
Kentville
63 days
638 days
Kentville
168 days
638 days
Kentville
336 days
567 days
Halifax
62 days
950 days
Halifax
49 days
45 days
Halifax
120 days
546 days
Halifax
215 days
301 days
Halifax
187 days
437 days
Dartmouth
182 days
204 days
Dartmouth
388 days
329 days
Dartmouth
78 days
99 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Dartmouth
106 days
150 days
Dartmouth
260 days
82 days
Dartmouth
259 days
72 days
Dartmouth
37 days
165 days

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