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 ?
161 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
626 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
161 days
196 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
152 days
697 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
451 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
135 days
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
106 days
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
59 days
161 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
69 days
553 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
---
197 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
114 days
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
41 days
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
107 days
176 days
New Glasgow
254 days
159 days
Halifax
134 days
359 days
Halifax
365 days
1481 days
Dartmouth
94 days
364 days
New Glasgow
365 days
433 days
Sydney
203 days
309 days
Kentville
147 days
636 days
Sydney
91 days
233 days
Halifax
133 days
485 days
Kentville
142 days
683 days
Kentville
234 days
354 days
Halifax
174 days
204 days
Halifax
1009 days
508 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
129 days
261 days
Kentville
140 days
555 days
Windsor
331 days
438 days
Halifax
---
923 days
New Glasgow
525 days
700 days
New Glasgow
175 days
448 days
Halifax
112 days
242 days
Kentville
159 days
553 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
25 days
100 days
New Glasgow
61 days
59 days
Halifax
51 days
195 days
Halifax
70 days
1016 days
Dartmouth
62 days
244 days
New Glasgow
69 days
246 days
Sydney
112 days
206 days
Kentville
70 days
351 days
Sydney
25 days
51 days
Halifax
76 days
162 days
Kentville
79 days
533 days
Kentville
100 days
288 days
Halifax
105 days
140 days
Halifax
274 days
336 days
Halifax
---
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Sydney
78 days
101 days
Kentville
107 days
505 days
Windsor
76 days
280 days
Halifax
---
209 days
New Glasgow
42 days
602 days
New Glasgow
76 days
203 days
Halifax
90 days
38 days
Kentville
63 days
488 days

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