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 ?
138 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
238 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
177 days
267 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
140 days
266 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
137 days
154 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
134 days
252 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
120 days
138 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
119 days
174 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
87 days
50 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
60 days
202 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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254 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
69 days
122 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
63 days
79 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
51 days
86 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
47 days
126 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
43 days
30 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
40 days
143 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
40 days
54 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
37 days
52 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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199 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
2232 days
459 days
Kentville
1622 days
219 days
Halifax
312 days
397 days
Halifax
262 days
534 days
New Glasgow
219 days
168 days
Halifax
194 days
299 days
Dartmouth
191 days
174 days
Kentville
170 days
295 days
New Glasgow
161 days
128 days
Sydney
141 days
316 days
New Glasgow
124 days
315 days
Sydney
113 days
97 days
Dartmouth
107 days
267 days
Kentville
107 days
172 days
Sydney
101 days
105 days
Halifax
99 days
62 days
New Glasgow
98 days
59 days
Halifax
96 days
220 days
Kentville
91 days
202 days
Halifax
89 days
197 days
Kentville
88 days
259 days
Windsor
82 days
123 days
Windsor
57 days
83 days
Kentville
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132 days
Kentville
---
261 days
Halifax
---
243 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
137 days
Sydney
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New Glasgow
---
281 days
Halifax
---
183 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Timesort ascending Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
1120 days
88 days
Kentville
133 days
106 days
Kentville
111 days
202 days
Halifax
109 days
66 days
Dartmouth
95 days
80 days
New Glasgow
86 days
166 days
New Glasgow
78 days
52 days
Halifax
67 days
145 days
Halifax
64 days
30 days
Dartmouth
62 days
63 days
Sydney
55 days
40 days
Sydney
52 days
43 days
New Glasgow
52 days
32 days
Halifax
52 days
126 days
Kentville
51 days
170 days
Halifax
45 days
136 days
Halifax
43 days
104 days
Sydney
41 days
50 days
New Glasgow
40 days
74 days
Kentville
31 days
73 days
Kentville
30 days
118 days
Windsor
30 days
38 days
Windsor
15 days
41 days
Kentville
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90 days
Kentville
---
130 days
Halifax
---
131 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
74 days
Sydney
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New Glasgow
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109 days
Halifax
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87 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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