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 ?
257 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
275 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
185 days
117 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
257 days
106 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
125 days
266 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
119 days
275 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
409 days
225 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
385 days
326 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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307 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
295 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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203 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
72 days
37 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
41 days
71 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
66 days
63 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
62 days
79 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
94 days
78 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
81 days
146 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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224 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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67 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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108 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
141 days
83 days
Kentville
102 days
150 days
Sydney
91 days
203 days
Kentville
115 days
182 days
Windsor
115 days
185 days
Dartmouth
130 days
216 days
Dartmouth
80 days
273 days
New Glasgow
189 days
225 days
New Glasgow
301 days
176 days
New Glasgow
280 days
232 days
Kentville
258 days
276 days
Kentville
339 days
203 days
Dartmouth
252 days
313 days
Halifax
291 days
288 days
Kentville
396 days
184 days
Dartmouth
517 days
116 days
Dartmouth
517 days
116 days
Dartmouth
227 days
523 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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165 days
Halifax
---
314 days
Halifax
---
150 days
Halifax
---
197 days
Halifax
---
174 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
29 days
37 days
Dartmouth
22 days
50 days
New Glasgow
49 days
43 days
Sydney
22 days
83 days
Kentville
42 days
69 days
Dartmouth
36 days
87 days
Kentville
34 days
92 days
Dartmouth
51 days
85 days
Kentville
51 days
87 days
Kentville
97 days
65 days
New Glasgow
71 days
105 days
New Glasgow
66 days
121 days
Kentville
84 days
124 days
New Glasgow
191 days
58 days
Halifax
89 days
165 days
Dartmouth
223 days
54 days
Dartmouth
223 days
54 days
Dartmouth
152 days
147 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Kentville
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Halifax
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Kentville
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112 days
Halifax
---
195 days
Halifax
---
116 days
Halifax
---
148 days
Halifax
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55 days

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