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 ?
248 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
240 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
112 days
129 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
116 days
163 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
117 days
288 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
168 days
480 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
267 days
244 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
280 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
536 days
202 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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181 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
203 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
31 days
56 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
39 days
61 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
40 days
43 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
52 days
96 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
54 days
102 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
90 days
96 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
98 days
130 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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78 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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121 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
60 days
218 days
Halifax
70 days
195 days
Kentville
72 days
204 days
Halifax
73 days
66 days
Kentville
78 days
344 days
New Glasgow
87 days
70 days
Sydney
95 days
106 days
Sydney
100 days
128 days
Sydney
104 days
206 days
Kentville
112 days
267 days
Halifax
113 days
127 days
Dartmouth
131 days
204 days
Kentville
151 days
245 days
Windsor
179 days
139 days
New Glasgow
190 days
216 days
New Glasgow
229 days
135 days
Halifax
241 days
205 days
Halifax
283 days
120 days
Halifax
294 days
453 days
Dartmouth
300 days
308 days
New Glasgow
380 days
230 days
Kentville
532 days
396 days
Kentville
553 days
182 days
Halifax
1018 days
227 days
Kentville
1141 days
413 days
Halifax
2498 days
268 days
Halifax
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162 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
---
321 days
Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort descending Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
27 days
43 days
Sydney
30 days
56 days
New Glasgow
33 days
40 days
Halifax
35 days
39 days
Kentville
36 days
131 days
Kentville
37 days
107 days
Halifax
38 days
90 days
Halifax
38 days
140 days
Halifax
44 days
91 days
Sydney
46 days
94 days
Halifax
48 days
72 days
New Glasgow
48 days
61 days
Kentville
50 days
58 days
Sydney
64 days
44 days
Halifax
69 days
149 days
Dartmouth
70 days
76 days
Kentville
81 days
93 days
Kentville
87 days
78 days
New Glasgow
101 days
112 days
Halifax
101 days
96 days
Dartmouth
117 days
83 days
New Glasgow
118 days
91 days
Kentville
140 days
156 days
Halifax
186 days
99 days
Halifax
195 days
66 days
Kentville
412 days
231 days
Halifax
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87 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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200 days
Sydney
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