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 ?
427 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
753 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
360 days
770 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
396 days
998 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
798 days
666 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
175 days
489 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
283 days
728 days

50%

Community Facilitysort ascending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
264 days
567 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
171 days
335 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
177 days
244 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
222 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
120 days
140 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
712 days
816 days
Kentville
218 days
674 days
Halifax
957 days
311 days
New Glasgow
319 days
204 days
New Glasgow
203 days
173 days
Sydney
202 days
491 days
New Glasgow
502 days
366 days
Kentville
369 days
930 days
Dartmouth
92 days
664 days
Halifax
1016 days
987 days
Halifax
1033 days
291 days
Halifax
332 days
449 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
231 days
254 days
Sydney
126 days
244 days
Kentville
350 days
647 days
Dartmouth
256 days
597 days
Halifax
447 days
856 days
Dartmouth
235 days
371 days
Kentville
827 days
576 days
Dartmouth
224 days
476 days
Sydney
141 days
293 days
Halifax
263 days
1105 days
New Glasgow
355 days
964 days
Halifax
397 days
601 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
299 days
446 days
Kentville
75 days
530 days
Halifax
161 days
178 days
New Glasgow
178 days
123 days
New Glasgow
90 days
106 days
Sydney
110 days
291 days
New Glasgow
198 days
232 days
Kentville
235 days
642 days
Dartmouth
55 days
158 days
Halifax
100 days
510 days
Halifax
268 days
88 days
Halifax
294 days
341 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
124 days
161 days
Sydney
90 days
126 days
Kentville
286 days
475 days
Dartmouth
72 days
566 days
Halifax
359 days
372 days
Dartmouth
101 days
233 days
Kentville
167 days
386 days
Dartmouth
162 days
253 days
Sydney
77 days
155 days
Halifax
92 days
687 days
New Glasgow
155 days
829 days
Halifax
41 days
170 days

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