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 ?
290 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
298 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
100 days
78 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
143 days
200 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
119 days
245 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
267 days
235 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
270 days
284 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
289 days
298 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
285 days
330 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
312 days
380 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
455 days
276 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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134 days

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
38 days
49 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
27 days
85 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
40 days
76 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
61 days
86 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
57 days
97 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
66 days
132 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
82 days
120 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
74 days
131 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
288 days
116 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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71 days

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
28 days
70 days
Sydney
108 days
68 days
Halifax
63 days
135 days
Sydney
110 days
105 days
Sydney
129 days
117 days
Kentville
47 days
204 days
Halifax
161 days
117 days
Windsor
131 days
173 days
Halifax
99 days
212 days
Kentville
197 days
129 days
Dartmouth
131 days
218 days
Kentville
115 days
244 days
Sydney
158 days
206 days
Kentville
39 days
335 days
New Glasgow
133 days
245 days
New Glasgow
255 days
170 days
Halifax
267 days
187 days
New Glasgow
261 days
266 days
Halifax
391 days
359 days
Dartmouth
472 days
298 days
Kentville
472 days
320 days
Halifax
492 days
324 days
Halifax
89 days
757 days
New Glasgow
560 days
302 days
Halifax
432 days
449 days
Kentville
921 days
372 days
Halifax
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104 days
Kentville
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396 days
Halifax
37 days
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
14 days
53 days
Windsor
27 days
51 days
Sydney
42 days
40 days
New Glasgow
43 days
59 days
Sydney
49 days
67 days
Sydney
81 days
38 days
Halifax
40 days
79 days
Kentville
35 days
87 days
Halifax
42 days
82 days
Kentville
53 days
76 days
Sydney
83 days
47 days
Kentville
35 days
98 days
Dartmouth
65 days
77 days
Kentville
20 days
139 days
Halifax
39 days
139 days
Halifax
58 days
140 days
Halifax
101 days
105 days
Kentville
64 days
149 days
New Glasgow
104 days
121 days
New Glasgow
84 days
142 days
Halifax
104 days
154 days
Halifax
221 days
71 days
Halifax
212 days
95 days
Dartmouth
221 days
92 days
New Glasgow
218 days
175 days
Kentville
234 days
184 days
Halifax
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33 days
Kentville
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245 days
Halifax
29 days
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Halifax
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Sydney
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Halifax
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Halifax
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