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 ?
421 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
228 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
146 days
64 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
152 days
98 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
118 days
262 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
265 days
178 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
180 days
266 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
421 days
143 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
326 days
314 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
619 days
216 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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105 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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66 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
54 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
37 days
77 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
79 days
58 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
58 days
80 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
109 days
38 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
99 days
51 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
81 days
81 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
98 days
191 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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76 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
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32 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
102 days
61 days
Kentville
104 days
83 days
New Glasgow
82 days
106 days
Halifax
79 days
157 days
Sydney
135 days
112 days
Kentville
95 days
168 days
Halifax
137 days
131 days
Dartmouth
146 days
194 days
Dartmouth
210 days
132 days
Halifax
117 days
242 days
New Glasgow
294 days
170 days
Halifax
78 days
391 days
Kentville
205 days
266 days
Sydney
407 days
107 days
Kentville
98 days
494 days
Dartmouth
421 days
250 days
New Glasgow
326 days
357 days
Kentville
416 days
295 days
New Glasgow
540 days
192 days
Kentville
423 days
373 days
Halifax
615 days
310 days
Halifax
761 days
311 days
Halifax
882 days
906 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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619 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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216 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
42 days
24 days
Dartmouth
42 days
46 days
New Glasgow
50 days
59 days
Halifax
44 days
67 days
Kentville
41 days
76 days
Dartmouth
62 days
57 days
Kentville
61 days
58 days
Halifax
35 days
87 days
Kentville
52 days
75 days
Halifax
57 days
71 days
Sydney
80 days
51 days
New Glasgow
59 days
81 days
New Glasgow
94 days
76 days
Sydney
142 days
56 days
Halifax
84 days
128 days
Halifax
153 days
59 days
Halifax
33 days
183 days
Halifax
55 days
162 days
Kentville
75 days
151 days
Kentville
120 days
124 days
Kentville
85 days
189 days
Dartmouth
275 days
58 days
New Glasgow
165 days
274 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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Halifax
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357 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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176 days

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