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 ?
217 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
243 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
84 days
191 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
93 days
184 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
119 days
189 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
217 days
203 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
89 days
372 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
301 days
183 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
285 days
251 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
291 days
456 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
57 days
51 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
33 days
79 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
36 days
80 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
44 days
101 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
33 days
123 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
82 days
83 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
153 days
111 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
207 days
132 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
77 days
132 days
New Glasgow
154 days
82 days
Sydney
86 days
191 days
Dartmouth
91 days
187 days
Kentville
133 days
154 days
Kentville
166 days
136 days
Halifax
232 days
74 days
New Glasgow
116 days
197 days
Kentville
153 days
170 days
Kentville
202 days
140 days
Dartmouth
130 days
216 days
New Glasgow
181 days
242 days
Kentville
139 days
300 days
Halifax
207 days
277 days
Kentville
304 days
276 days
New Glasgow
487 days
176 days
Halifax
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478 days
Dartmouth
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428 days
New Glasgow
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133 days
Sydney
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50 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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246 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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107 days
Halifax
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262 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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260 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
64 days
7 days
Dartmouth
22 days
50 days
Windsor
36 days
42 days
New Glasgow
38 days
49 days
Sydney
45 days
46 days
Kentville
34 days
74 days
Kentville
43 days
67 days
Dartmouth
49 days
74 days
Halifax
54 days
76 days
New Glasgow
38 days
119 days
Kentville
60 days
120 days
Kentville
70 days
118 days
Kentville
104 days
104 days
New Glasgow
104 days
121 days
Kentville
168 days
135 days
New Glasgow
236 days
101 days
Halifax
---
316 days
Dartmouth
---
101 days
New Glasgow
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65 days
Sydney
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40 days
Kentville
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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83 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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82 days
Halifax
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93 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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90 days

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