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 ?
148 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
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
90 days
112 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
101 days
113 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
100 days
172 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
226 days
132 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
170 days
263 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
234 days
207 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
148 days
337 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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128 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
14 days
55 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
42 days
49 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
44 days
49 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
59 days
41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
54 days
54 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
70 days
102 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
54 days
157 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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43 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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73 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
83 days
66 days
New Glasgow
98 days
70 days
Sydney
90 days
103 days
Windsor
117 days
103 days
Sydney
101 days
128 days
Halifax
89 days
202 days
Halifax
84 days
220 days
Sydney
104 days
206 days
Halifax
70 days
243 days
Halifax
198 days
130 days
Dartmouth
139 days
196 days
Kentville
110 days
244 days
New Glasgow
229 days
135 days
Halifax
241 days
139 days
New Glasgow
102 days
285 days
Kentville
80 days
343 days
Kentville
170 days
332 days
Dartmouth
247 days
332 days
New Glasgow
380 days
230 days
New Glasgow
334 days
308 days
Kentville
531 days
176 days
Halifax
294 days
478 days
Kentville
532 days
425 days
Halifax
1018 days
397 days
Kentville
1141 days
413 days
Halifax
2232 days
465 days
Windsor
39 days
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Halifax
---
150 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
147 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
21 days
37 days
New Glasgow
39 days
38 days
Halifax
44 days
39 days
Halifax
13 days
72 days
Sydney
30 days
57 days
Sydney
55 days
41 days
New Glasgow
44 days
70 days
Kentville
45 days
78 days
Halifax
38 days
86 days
New Glasgow
45 days
91 days
Halifax
38 days
105 days
Dartmouth
75 days
76 days
Kentville
52 days
105 days
Sydney
54 days
105 days
Dartmouth
85 days
83 days
New Glasgow
114 days
81 days
Halifax
43 days
153 days
Halifax
72 days
128 days
Kentville
112 days
95 days
Kentville
43 days
173 days
Kentville
155 days
106 days
Halifax
206 days
61 days
New Glasgow
76 days
200 days
Halifax
247 days
73 days
Kentville
206 days
249 days
Halifax
399 days
92 days
Windsor
8 days
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Halifax
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85 days
Sydney
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Kentville
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75 days
Halifax
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