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 ?
402 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
802 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
270 days
345 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
362 days
629 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
408 days
613 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
639 days
387 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
276 days
1156 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
118 days
105 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
119 days
228 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
98 days
308 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
81 days
378 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
328 days
361 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
197 days
343 days
Halifax
99 days
1474 days
Dartmouth
397 days
802 days
New Glasgow
427 days
400 days
Sydney
992 days
299 days
Kentville
224 days
607 days
Kentville
622 days
765 days
Inverness
270 days
345 days
Halifax
221 days
916 days
Kentville
314 days
659 days
Halifax
277 days
442 days
Sydney
142 days
121 days
Halifax
169 days
198 days
Halifax
889 days
590 days
Halifax
1402 days
555 days
Sydney
160 days
344 days
Kentville
355 days
381 days
Dartmouth
567 days
431 days
Halifax
928 days
755 days
New Glasgow
486 days
772 days
New Glasgow
335 days
339 days
Kentville
111 days
434 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
71 days
210 days
Halifax
40 days
1107 days
Dartmouth
262 days
412 days
New Glasgow
134 days
314 days
Sydney
249 days
134 days
Kentville
189 days
392 days
Kentville
97 days
590 days
Inverness
64 days
124 days
Halifax
98 days
487 days
Kentville
162 days
380 days
Halifax
223 days
299 days
Sydney
91 days
61 days
Halifax
83 days
144 days
Halifax
212 days
197 days
Halifax
394 days
315 days
Sydney
96 days
167 days
Kentville
225 days
245 days
Dartmouth
114 days
323 days
Halifax
90 days
259 days
New Glasgow
183 days
510 days
New Glasgow
122 days
158 days
Kentville
70 days
270 days

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