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 ?
251 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
685 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
234 days
228 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
198 days
553 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
1961 days
673 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
252 days
721 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
130 days
761 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
121 days
110 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
84 days
111 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
69 days
131 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
161 days
235 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
168 days
561 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
226 days
209 days
New Glasgow
142 days
212 days
Sydney
169 days
230 days
Halifax
97 days
251 days
Halifax
207 days
274 days
New Glasgow
236 days
353 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Sydney
210 days
370 days
New Glasgow
293 days
380 days
Halifax
274 days
412 days
New Glasgow
153 days
429 days
Windsor
256 days
488 days
Dartmouth
86 days
498 days
Kentville
896 days
518 days
Kentville
252 days
538 days
Dartmouth
174 days
547 days
Halifax
126 days
575 days
Kentville
535 days
692 days
Kentville
225 days
729 days
New Glasgow
2118 days
762 days
Kentville
264 days
790 days
Halifax
241 days
1230 days
Halifax
---
1334 days
Halifax
391 days
1517 days
Halifax
---
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
121 days
32 days
Sydney
83 days
49 days
New Glasgow
88 days
68 days
Sydney
90 days
112 days
Halifax
68 days
118 days
Halifax
140 days
133 days
New Glasgow
126 days
135 days
Sydney
105 days
174 days
Dartmouth
65 days
199 days
Halifax
42 days
210 days
Dartmouth
109 days
215 days
New Glasgow
98 days
223 days
Windsor
58 days
229 days
New Glasgow
93 days
256 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Halifax
---
327 days
Kentville
166 days
399 days
Kentville
224 days
431 days
Halifax
57 days
549 days
Kentville
205 days
578 days
Kentville
115 days
601 days
New Glasgow
231 days
652 days
Kentville
125 days
675 days
Halifax
108 days
762 days
Halifax
---
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.