Waiting weeks from appointment to treatment in Canada 2017-2018, by specialty

Number of weeks patients waited from appointment with a specialist to treatment in Canada in 2017 and 2018, by specialty

by John Elflein, last edited Dec 11, 2018
Waiting weeks from appointment to treatment in Canada 2017-2018, by specialty This statistic shows the average number of weeks a patient had to wait between an appointment with a specialist to medical treatment in Canada in 2017 and 2018, by specialty. In 2017, it took an average of 23.8 weeks for someone to have orthopedic surgery after their initial appointment with a specialist.
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Number of weeks patients waited from appointment with a specialist to treatment in Canada in 2017 and 2018, by specialty

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20172018
Cardiovascular Surgery (Elect.)5.35.9
Cardiovascular Surgery (Urg.)1.21
General Surgery6.86.7
Gynaecology9.310.1
Internal Medicine8.48.9
Medical Oncology1.22.1
Neurosurgery10.812.8
Ophthalmology1817
Orthopedic Surgery23.824.4
Otolaryngology11.610.9
Plastic Surgery12.416.6
Radiation Oncology2.52.4
Urology5.65.8
Weighted Median10.911
20172018
Cardiovascular Surgery (Elect.)5.35.9
Cardiovascular Surgery (Urg.)1.21
General Surgery6.86.7
Gynaecology9.310.1
Internal Medicine8.48.9
Medical Oncology1.22.1
Neurosurgery10.812.8
Ophthalmology1817
Orthopedic Surgery23.824.4
Otolaryngology11.610.9
Plastic Surgery12.416.6
Radiation Oncology2.52.4
Urology5.65.8
Weighted Median10.911
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by John Elflein, last edited Dec 11, 2018
This statistic shows the average number of weeks a patient had to wait between an appointment with a specialist to medical treatment in Canada in 2017 and 2018, by specialty. In 2017, it took an average of 23.8 weeks for someone to have orthopedic surgery after their initial appointment with a specialist.
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