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 ?
431 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
709 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
253 days
543 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
392 days
370 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
574 days
533 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
371 days
1002 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
388 days
731 days

50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
131 days
140 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
122 days
153 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
176 days
231 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
164 days
299 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
162 days
574 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
279 days
533 days
Kentville
790 days
700 days
Halifax
650 days
330 days
Kentville
166 days
716 days
New Glasgow
203 days
173 days
New Glasgow
265 days
204 days
New Glasgow
376 days
357 days
Sydney
196 days
491 days
Dartmouth
134 days
664 days
Kentville
377 days
884 days
Halifax
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Halifax
1016 days
987 days
Sydney
134 days
218 days
Halifax
328 days
461 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
New Glasgow
248 days
253 days
Dartmouth
235 days
371 days
Kentville
358 days
648 days
Dartmouth
1070 days
316 days
Halifax
447 days
1013 days
Dartmouth
1070 days
316 days
Kentville
917 days
572 days
Dartmouth
510 days
586 days
Sydney
175 days
287 days
Halifax
226 days
1434 days
New Glasgow
355 days
980 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
37 days
170 days
Kentville
307 days
451 days
Halifax
175 days
186 days
Kentville
74 days
632 days
New Glasgow
87 days
113 days
New Glasgow
180 days
112 days
New Glasgow
160 days
254 days
Sydney
113 days
292 days
Dartmouth
82 days
169 days
Kentville
142 days
661 days
Halifax
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Halifax
100 days
315 days
Sydney
95 days
127 days
Halifax
274 days
336 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
New Glasgow
142 days
161 days
Dartmouth
101 days
146 days
Kentville
296 days
553 days
Dartmouth
260 days
82 days
Halifax
364 days
401 days
Dartmouth
260 days
82 days
Kentville
183 days
400 days
Dartmouth
329 days
291 days
Sydney
110 days
163 days
Halifax
97 days
866 days
New Glasgow
151 days
843 days

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