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 ?
157 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
249 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
85 days
79 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
75 days
167 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
66 days
224 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
157 days
277 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
139 days
309 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
234 days
325 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
359 days
281 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
243 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
141 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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141 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
32 days
55 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
59 days
51 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
41 days
82 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
77 days
54 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
36 days
115 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
66 days
99 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
146 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
126 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
96 days
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
---
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Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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111 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
39 days
83 days
Halifax
83 days
57 days
New Glasgow
98 days
64 days
Sydney
75 days
112 days
Sydney
96 days
103 days
Windsor
117 days
103 days
New Glasgow
93 days
131 days
Halifax
44 days
243 days
Halifax
84 days
213 days
Halifax
80 days
219 days
Sydney
150 days
155 days
Kentville
104 days
225 days
Halifax
186 days
160 days
Dartmouth
191 days
181 days
New Glasgow
161 days
218 days
Kentville
80 days
305 days
Halifax
198 days
231 days
Dartmouth
153 days
288 days
Kentville
175 days
361 days
New Glasgow
124 days
446 days
New Glasgow
415 days
168 days
Kentville
467 days
172 days
Halifax
267 days
478 days
Kentville
458 days
425 days
Halifax
686 days
458 days
Kentville
1141 days
413 days
Halifax
2232 days
477 days
Halifax
---
325 days
Sydney
---
---
Kentville
---
132 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
22 days
38 days
Windsor
21 days
41 days
New Glasgow
44 days
33 days
Halifax
47 days
32 days
Sydney
33 days
57 days
Halifax
16 days
75 days
Sydney
55 days
40 days
Halifax
14 days
86 days
Kentville
35 days
65 days
New Glasgow
33 days
77 days
New Glasgow
44 days
72 days
Kentville
45 days
93 days
Dartmouth
69 days
70 days
Sydney
67 days
83 days
Halifax
84 days
66 days
Halifax
50 days
105 days
Dartmouth
75 days
80 days
Kentville
46 days
130 days
New Glasgow
114 days
66 days
Halifax
44 days
147 days
Halifax
69 days
126 days
Kentville
109 days
121 days
Kentville
51 days
195 days
Kentville
147 days
127 days
Halifax
197 days
80 days
New Glasgow
76 days
207 days
Halifax
1420 days
130 days
Halifax
---
112 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
---
58 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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