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 ?
143 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
255 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
224 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
73 days
169 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
86 days
64 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
98 days
325 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
99 days
309 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
141 days
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Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
156 days
259 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
730 days
269 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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126 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
34 days
55 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
35 days
127 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
37 days
108 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
59 days
85 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
59 days
43 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
70 days
146 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
76 days
80 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
106 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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61 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
32 days
243 days
Windsor
39 days
85 days
Kentville
80 days
290 days
Halifax
83 days
57 days
Halifax
84 days
213 days
Sydney
86 days
112 days
Halifax
89 days
219 days
New Glasgow
93 days
131 days
Windsor
96 days
102 days
New Glasgow
98 days
64 days
Sydney
101 days
103 days
Halifax
106 days
220 days
Kentville
113 days
225 days
Dartmouth
117 days
267 days
New Glasgow
124 days
446 days
Sydney
150 days
143 days
Kentville
170 days
361 days
Halifax
186 days
160 days
New Glasgow
190 days
218 days
Dartmouth
191 days
181 days
Halifax
262 days
467 days
Kentville
351 days
172 days
New Glasgow
415 days
142 days
Halifax
686 days
458 days
Kentville
1141 days
303 days
Halifax
2232 days
477 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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261 days
Kentville
---
132 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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325 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
12 days
81 days
Windsor
21 days
37 days
Halifax
22 days
75 days
Windsor
25 days
55 days
Sydney
31 days
58 days
New Glasgow
32 days
80 days
New Glasgow
33 days
65 days
Kentville
35 days
67 days
Halifax
43 days
100 days
Halifax
44 days
142 days
New Glasgow
44 days
33 days
Kentville
49 days
178 days
Sydney
55 days
40 days
Halifax
55 days
32 days
Kentville
56 days
109 days
Halifax
59 days
124 days
Dartmouth
67 days
69 days
Sydney
67 days
82 days
New Glasgow
76 days
168 days
Dartmouth
76 days
78 days
Halifax
84 days
66 days
New Glasgow
104 days
65 days
Kentville
111 days
138 days
Kentville
140 days
106 days
Halifax
197 days
87 days
Halifax
1420 days
120 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Kentville
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122 days
Kentville
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74 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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137 days

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