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 ?
365 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
251 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
87 days
265 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
190 days
251 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
346 days
143 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
365 days
220 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
415 days
193 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
517 days
200 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
50 days
48 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
56 days
85 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
95 days
61 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
81 days
77 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
99 days
61 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
52 days
153 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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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
New Glasgow
154 days
63 days
Windsor
87 days
140 days
Sydney
86 days
191 days
New Glasgow
116 days
168 days
Kentville
148 days
151 days
Dartmouth
80 days
233 days
Kentville
139 days
180 days
Dartmouth
130 days
216 days
Dartmouth
163 days
245 days
New Glasgow
203 days
242 days
Kentville
285 days
184 days
Kentville
338 days
148 days
Halifax
254 days
249 days
Halifax
517 days
63 days
Kentville
324 days
276 days
New Glasgow
487 days
183 days
Dartmouth
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674 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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154 days
Halifax
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253 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
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Halifax
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255 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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260 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
34 days
30 days
Dartmouth
22 days
50 days
New Glasgow
49 days
35 days
Sydney
21 days
65 days
Dartmouth
36 days
64 days
Kentville
43 days
82 days
Kentville
56 days
69 days
Dartmouth
47 days
87 days
New Glasgow
43 days
109 days
Kentville
65 days
89 days
Halifax
60 days
96 days
Kentville
59 days
121 days
Halifax
166 days
30 days
New Glasgow
113 days
126 days
Kentville
174 days
129 days
New Glasgow
220 days
91 days
Dartmouth
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125 days
New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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112 days
Halifax
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132 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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100 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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65 days

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