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 ?
221 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
657 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
169 days
338 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
161 days
380 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
162 days
515 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
244 days
691 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
292 days
742 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
94 days
65 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
89 days
155 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
117 days
165 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
97 days
235 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
94 days
528 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
370 days
387 days
New Glasgow
97 days
217 days
Halifax
233 days
519 days
Halifax
366 days
1419 days
Dartmouth
149 days
476 days
New Glasgow
153 days
456 days
Sydney
204 days
370 days
Kentville
243 days
567 days
Sydney
210 days
267 days
Halifax
211 days
399 days
Kentville
270 days
800 days
Halifax
274 days
357 days
Kentville
637 days
518 days
Halifax
125 days
324 days
Halifax
241 days
1259 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
183 days
261 days
Kentville
473 days
692 days
Windsor
373 days
488 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Dartmouth
120 days
498 days
Halifax
---
1334 days
New Glasgow
771 days
789 days
New Glasgow
---
367 days
Halifax
214 days
281 days
Kentville
228 days
726 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
89 days
324 days
New Glasgow
69 days
134 days
Halifax
58 days
241 days
Halifax
113 days
737 days
Dartmouth
75 days
194 days
New Glasgow
103 days
328 days
Sydney
86 days
223 days
Kentville
139 days
416 days
Sydney
78 days
57 days
Halifax
148 days
97 days
Kentville
152 days
679 days
Halifax
154 days
224 days
Kentville
236 days
431 days
Halifax
88 days
151 days
Halifax
56 days
551 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
128 days
138 days
Kentville
348 days
619 days
Windsor
107 days
234 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Dartmouth
73 days
272 days
Halifax
---
372 days
New Glasgow
146 days
647 days
New Glasgow
---
300 days
Halifax
116 days
21 days
Kentville
178 days
567 days

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