Service/Procedure Summary

Knee arthroscopy is when a special camera called an endoscope is inserted inside the knee to check for problems. Surgery is often done at the same time as the arthroscopy.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
284 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
216 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
72 days
181 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
121 days
104 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
175 days
218 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
190 days
207 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
195 days
232 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
290 days
200 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
329 days
290 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
579 days
374 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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203 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
26 days
86 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
37 days
50 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
51 days
94 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
55 days
84 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
59 days
71 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
75 days
76 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
76 days
54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
168 days
71 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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143 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
52 days
66 days
Kentville
52 days
147 days
Kentville
69 days
343 days
Halifax
70 days
165 days
New Glasgow
87 days
70 days
Kentville
93 days
269 days
Halifax
99 days
220 days
Sydney
105 days
122 days
Sydney
110 days
128 days
Sydney
120 days
206 days
Dartmouth
124 days
218 days
Kentville
167 days
245 days
Windsor
179 days
177 days
New Glasgow
190 days
182 days
Halifax
197 days
134 days
Halifax
198 days
120 days
Halifax
218 days
336 days
New Glasgow
229 days
135 days
Halifax
241 days
187 days
Dartmouth
316 days
298 days
New Glasgow
373 days
272 days
Halifax
492 days
444 days
Kentville
531 days
224 days
Kentville
532 days
396 days
Kentville
921 days
413 days
Halifax
1755 days
295 days
Halifax
---
330 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
---
321 days
Sydney
---
126 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
26 days
48 days
Kentville
29 days
193 days
Kentville
32 days
57 days
New Glasgow
34 days
44 days
Sydney
34 days
59 days
Halifax
35 days
39 days
Halifax
36 days
119 days
Kentville
37 days
105 days
Sydney
43 days
91 days
Halifax
44 days
103 days
Halifax
47 days
98 days
New Glasgow
49 days
58 days
Halifax
61 days
69 days
Halifax
69 days
154 days
Dartmouth
69 days
76 days
Sydney
72 days
42 days
Kentville
83 days
111 days
Kentville
84 days
93 days
New Glasgow
111 days
104 days
New Glasgow
114 days
109 days
Halifax
121 days
91 days
Dartmouth
134 days
69 days
Kentville
150 days
174 days
Halifax
212 days
61 days
Halifax
247 days
58 days
Kentville
366 days
267 days
Halifax
---
114 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
---
207 days
Sydney
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88 days

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