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 ?
154 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
601 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
162 days
245 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
134 days
364 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
151 days
614 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
164 days
675 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
127 days
883 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
75 days
79 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
66 days
173 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
42 days
232 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
70 days
250 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
88 days
495 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
New Glasgow
164 days
126 days
New Glasgow
159 days
142 days
Sydney
105 days
183 days
Sydney
147 days
185 days
Halifax
99 days
191 days
Sydney
129 days
225 days
Halifax
181 days
232 days
Halifax
87 days
237 days
Halifax
98 days
322 days
Kentville
212 days
354 days
Dartmouth
343 days
364 days
Sydney
262 days
379 days
Dartmouth
125 days
412 days
New Glasgow
447 days
420 days
New Glasgow
882 days
439 days
Halifax
1009 days
488 days
Halifax
160 days
510 days
Kentville
1071 days
527 days
Kentville
164 days
550 days
Windsor
331 days
596 days
Kentville
188 days
683 days
Kentville
147 days
697 days
New Glasgow
562 days
700 days
Halifax
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923 days
Halifax
292 days
1460 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
23 days
49 days
New Glasgow
55 days
68 days
New Glasgow
67 days
78 days
Sydney
61 days
89 days
Sydney
56 days
91 days
Halifax
56 days
125 days
Halifax
117 days
155 days
Halifax
43 days
155 days
Halifax
41 days
191 days
New Glasgow
38 days
201 days
Dartmouth
16 days
201 days
Sydney
125 days
211 days
Halifax
250 days
231 days
Halifax
68 days
245 days
Kentville
115 days
252 days
Dartmouth
75 days
256 days
New Glasgow
74 days
285 days
Halifax
---
305 days
Windsor
67 days
315 days
Kentville
76 days
377 days
Kentville
64 days
434 days
Kentville
192 days
447 days
Kentville
74 days
508 days
New Glasgow
76 days
534 days
Halifax
70 days
1078 days
Kentville
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Halifax
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