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 ?
421 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
672 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
317 days
723 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
715 days
688 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
97 days
671 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
397 days
265 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
808 days
423 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
231 days
567 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
98 days
135 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
69 days
250 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
119 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
134 days
154 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
2093 days
743 days
Sydney
226 days
169 days
Halifax
91 days
590 days
Kentville
265 days
699 days
Kentville
896 days
554 days
Halifax
319 days
281 days
New Glasgow
189 days
360 days
New Glasgow
161 days
131 days
Sydney
176 days
359 days
New Glasgow
223 days
336 days
Kentville
263 days
763 days
Dartmouth
---
364 days
Halifax
168 days
1230 days
Dartmouth
85 days
671 days
Halifax
91 days
209 days
Halifax
589 days
412 days
New Glasgow
182 days
367 days
Windsor
256 days
597 days
Kentville
306 days
581 days
Halifax
---
1042 days
Kentville
511 days
690 days
Dartmouth
175 days
559 days
Sydney
149 days
176 days
Halifax
295 days
1908 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
223 days
642 days
Sydney
88 days
48 days
Halifax
41 days
186 days
Kentville
106 days
603 days
Kentville
210 days
433 days
Halifax
121 days
31 days
New Glasgow
108 days
182 days
New Glasgow
89 days
57 days
Sydney
109 days
161 days
New Glasgow
144 days
129 days
Kentville
151 days
665 days
Dartmouth
---
288 days
Halifax
57 days
543 days
Dartmouth
66 days
141 days
Halifax
64 days
119 days
Halifax
161 days
125 days
New Glasgow
115 days
230 days
Windsor
46 days
296 days
Kentville
186 days
390 days
Halifax
---
311 days
Kentville
207 days
564 days
Dartmouth
111 days
215 days
Sydney
76 days
104 days
Halifax
104 days
684 days

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