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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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82 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
242 days
98 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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127 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
91 days
129 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
116 days
168 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
693 days
172 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
536 days
198 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
267 days
245 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
141 days
332 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
40 days
38 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
35 days
40 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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41 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
61 days
63 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
79 days
77 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
72 days
90 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
60 days
95 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
55 days
101 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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117 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Truro
Colchester East Hants Health Centre
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
73 days
66 days
New Glasgow
88 days
70 days
Sydney
95 days
103 days
Halifax
92 days
127 days
Sydney
100 days
128 days
Halifax
198 days
130 days
New Glasgow
229 days
135 days
Windsor
179 days
139 days
Halifax
---
150 days
Kentville
531 days
176 days
Halifax
70 days
195 days
Kentville
---
204 days
Halifax
241 days
205 days
Sydney
104 days
206 days
New Glasgow
373 days
209 days
Halifax
60 days
218 days
New Glasgow
195 days
218 days
Dartmouth
148 days
218 days
Halifax
1755 days
227 days
Kentville
182 days
267 days
Dartmouth
290 days
308 days
New Glasgow
334 days
321 days
Kentville
167 days
332 days
Kentville
69 days
344 days
Kentville
532 days
396 days
Kentville
1141 days
413 days
Halifax
267 days
453 days
Halifax
2498 days
465 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
37 days
39 days
New Glasgow
34 days
41 days
Windsor
27 days
41 days
Sydney
57 days
43 days
Sydney
30 days
51 days
Kentville
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58 days
Halifax
247 days
66 days
New Glasgow
47 days
68 days
Halifax
48 days
71 days
Dartmouth
69 days
72 days
Kentville
66 days
79 days
Sydney
47 days
83 days
Dartmouth
106 days
84 days
Halifax
---
85 days
Halifax
227 days
89 days
New Glasgow
114 days
91 days
Halifax
38 days
91 days
Kentville
87 days
94 days
Halifax
60 days
105 days
Kentville
37 days
107 days
New Glasgow
104 days
112 days
Kentville
36 days
131 days
Halifax
72 days
132 days
Halifax
186 days
133 days
Kentville
154 days
139 days
Halifax
40 days
142 days
New Glasgow
96 days
203 days
Kentville
412 days
214 days
Halifax
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Sydney
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