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 ?
268 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
245 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
87 days
88 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
135 days
84 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
197 days
147 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
137 days
321 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
192 days
292 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
255 days
245 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
263 days
249 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
382 days
218 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
425 days
266 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
80 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
49 days
31 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
31 days
51 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
76 days
44 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
25 days
107 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
57 days
80 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
67 days
113 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
59 days
146 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
83 days
127 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
35 days
197 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
22 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
108 days
68 days
Sydney
125 days
88 days
New Glasgow
98 days
127 days
Halifax
105 days
135 days
Sydney
129 days
133 days
Kentville
102 days
161 days
Kentville
206 days
66 days
Dartmouth
103 days
200 days
Halifax
97 days
216 days
Dartmouth
174 days
143 days
Halifax
180 days
157 days
Kentville
95 days
281 days
Kentville
133 days
254 days
Sydney
260 days
155 days
New Glasgow
255 days
170 days
New Glasgow
231 days
216 days
Halifax
202 days
455 days
Dartmouth
459 days
209 days
Kentville
350 days
337 days
Kentville
277 days
428 days
New Glasgow
402 days
314 days
Kentville
437 days
295 days
Halifax
623 days
358 days
Halifax
1460 days
311 days
Halifax
---
33 days
Halifax
161 days
---
Halifax
---
947 days
Halifax
---
91 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
---
123 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
36 days
43 days
Dartmouth
33 days
46 days
Sydney
47 days
34 days
Sydney
53 days
30 days
Halifax
38 days
73 days
Sydney
57 days
56 days
Halifax
64 days
57 days
New Glasgow
56 days
72 days
Halifax
38 days
106 days
Kentville
35 days
111 days
Sydney
99 days
49 days
Kentville
71 days
78 days
New Glasgow
59 days
91 days
Dartmouth
55 days
96 days
Kentville
65 days
96 days
Halifax
72 days
99 days
Halifax
44 days
153 days
New Glasgow
75 days
133 days
Kentville
56 days
153 days
Kentville
64 days
168 days
Kentville
131 days
105 days
Halifax
106 days
135 days
New Glasgow
163 days
156 days
Dartmouth
379 days
68 days
Halifax
---
14 days
Halifax
58 days
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Halifax
---
90 days
Halifax
---
19 days
Sydney
---
---
Halifax
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73 days

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