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 ?
372 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
266 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
122 days
64 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
174 days
112 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
210 days
183 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
150 days
278 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
118 days
323 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
245 days
220 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
326 days
260 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
407 days
218 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
420 days
320 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
245 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
---
77 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
71 days
30 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
39 days
94 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
80 days
53 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
99 days
39 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
58 days
81 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
83 days
66 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
80 days
72 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
79 days
85 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
76 days
230 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
33 days
Truro
Colchester Regional Hospital
---
69 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
88 days
61 days
New Glasgow
97 days
106 days
Halifax
79 days
168 days
Sydney
155 days
112 days
Kentville
105 days
175 days
Sydney
129 days
153 days
Dartmouth
175 days
117 days
Dartmouth
126 days
174 days
Halifax
218 days
133 days
Kentville
110 days
253 days
Halifax
117 days
264 days
Halifax
78 days
395 days
Kentville
205 days
280 days
New Glasgow
308 days
180 days
Sydney
407 days
107 days
Kentville
294 days
269 days
Halifax
301 days
311 days
New Glasgow
326 days
314 days
New Glasgow
456 days
190 days
Dartmouth
400 days
269 days
Kentville
217 days
494 days
Halifax
274 days
491 days
Kentville
423 days
389 days
Halifax
595 days
330 days
Halifax
727 days
906 days
Halifax
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Inverness
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
216 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
40 days
26 days
Dartmouth
51 days
45 days
Kentville
55 days
50 days
Dartmouth
56 days
54 days
New Glasgow
60 days
60 days
Halifax
47 days
73 days
Sydney
69 days
59 days
Halifax
32 days
97 days
Kentville
49 days
86 days
Kentville
60 days
76 days
Sydney
86 days
51 days
New Glasgow
58 days
82 days
Halifax
81 days
85 days
New Glasgow
106 days
81 days
Kentville
75 days
127 days
Halifax
29 days
183 days
Halifax
96 days
129 days
Halifax
65 days
161 days
Kentville
111 days
127 days
Sydney
187 days
56 days
Kentville
64 days
198 days
Dartmouth
243 days
58 days
Halifax
153 days
163 days
New Glasgow
149 days
251 days
Halifax
201 days
336 days
Halifax
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Inverness
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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132 days

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