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 ?
283 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
232 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
78 days
145 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
223 days
146 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
290 days
192 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
254 days
249 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
295 days
242 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
468 days
208 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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253 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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136 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
25 days
57 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
36 days
60 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
38 days
92 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
70 days
66 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
91 days
134 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
195 days
109 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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132 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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46 days
Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Kentville
70 days
111 days
Windsor
78 days
145 days
Sydney
56 days
186 days
New Glasgow
147 days
103 days
Kentville
148 days
103 days
Windsor
77 days
179 days
Halifax
232 days
45 days
New Glasgow
87 days
197 days
Dartmouth
149 days
141 days
Dartmouth
94 days
227 days
New Glasgow
184 days
161 days
Kentville
84 days
312 days
Sydney
328 days
80 days
New Glasgow
349 days
145 days
Kentville
205 days
295 days
Kentville
352 days
219 days
Kentville
385 days
199 days
Halifax
289 days
348 days
Kentville
56 days
1164 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
---
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Halifax
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214 days
Halifax
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328 days
Halifax
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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135 days
Halifax
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262 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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260 days
Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
23 days
33 days
Windsor
16 days
48 days
Windsor
33 days
34 days
Kentville
31 days
55 days
Halifax
81 days
18 days
Kentville
42 days
66 days
Kentville
48 days
68 days
Dartmouth
49 days
70 days
New Glasgow
82 days
46 days
Kentville
70 days
66 days
New Glasgow
78 days
63 days
Kentville
34 days
118 days
Dartmouth
95 days
60 days
New Glasgow
28 days
136 days
Kentville
38 days
131 days
Sydney
133 days
46 days
Halifax
92 days
100 days
New Glasgow
130 days
83 days
Kentville
172 days
94 days
Halifax
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New Glasgow
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Halifax
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150 days
Halifax
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113 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
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99 days
Halifax
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74 days
Sydney
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Halifax
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147 days
Halifax
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