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 ?
300 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
645 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
209 days
270 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
254 days
265 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
244 days
610 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
232 days
642 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
325 days
699 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
90 days
78 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
63 days
111 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
119 days
157 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
135 days
201 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
195 days
475 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
370 days
387 days
New Glasgow
153 days
216 days
Halifax
242 days
533 days
Halifax
391 days
1419 days
Dartmouth
161 days
519 days
New Glasgow
170 days
449 days
Sydney
211 days
388 days
Kentville
287 days
560 days
Sydney
226 days
247 days
Halifax
216 days
452 days
Kentville
270 days
800 days
Halifax
286 days
415 days
Kentville
666 days
518 days
Halifax
115 days
324 days
Halifax
241 days
1259 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
163 days
254 days
Kentville
657 days
700 days
Windsor
---
488 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Dartmouth
120 days
489 days
Halifax
---
1334 days
New Glasgow
771 days
787 days
New Glasgow
218 days
357 days
Halifax
221 days
303 days
Kentville
223 days
726 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
89 days
291 days
New Glasgow
88 days
92 days
Halifax
56 days
254 days
Halifax
99 days
681 days
Dartmouth
96 days
196 days
New Glasgow
105 days
271 days
Sydney
90 days
213 days
Kentville
176 days
406 days
Sydney
81 days
54 days
Halifax
154 days
97 days
Kentville
137 days
679 days
Halifax
154 days
210 days
Kentville
236 days
432 days
Halifax
69 days
127 days
Halifax
56 days
547 days
Halifax
---
---
Sydney
111 days
131 days
Kentville
297 days
602 days
Windsor
---
230 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Dartmouth
73 days
251 days
Halifax
---
339 days
New Glasgow
165 days
649 days
New Glasgow
160 days
279 days
Halifax
129 days
21 days
Kentville
161 days
586 days

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