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 ?
196 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
225 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
280 days
92 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
123 days
163 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
181 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
195 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
334 days
206 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
385 days
232 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
257 days
240 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
117 days
267 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
706 days
480 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
36 days
49 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
25 days
53 days
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
69 days
58 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
80 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
72 days
84 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
69 days
92 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
54 days
96 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
130 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
112 days
136 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
Halifax
198 days
120 days
Sydney
90 days
122 days
Sydney
100 days
128 days
Halifax
113 days
134 days
New Glasgow
229 days
135 days
Halifax
---
162 days
Windsor
182 days
164 days
Halifax
70 days
165 days
Kentville
531 days
185 days
Halifax
241 days
187 days
Kentville
---
204 days
Windsor
124 days
204 days
Sydney
104 days
206 days
New Glasgow
190 days
216 days
Halifax
50 days
220 days
Halifax
1755 days
227 days
New Glasgow
373 days
230 days
Kentville
151 days
245 days
Halifax
1420 days
268 days
Kentville
112 days
269 days
Dartmouth
307 days
298 days
New Glasgow
---
309 days
Kentville
69 days
344 days
Kentville
458 days
396 days
Kentville
1141 days
413 days
Halifax
233 days
425 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Timesort descending
Halifax
35 days
39 days
Halifax
279 days
42 days
New Glasgow
33 days
44 days
Sydney
67 days
45 days
Windsor
27 days
47 days
Kentville
---
58 days
New Glasgow
48 days
65 days
Halifax
205 days
66 days
Sydney
33 days
68 days
Halifax
44 days
70 days
Windsor
69 days
75 days
Kentville
96 days
78 days
Dartmouth
120 days
80 days
Halifax
38 days
90 days
Sydney
43 days
91 days
Halifax
103 days
91 days
Kentville
85 days
92 days
Halifax
38 days
96 days
Halifax
---
96 days
New Glasgow
118 days
102 days
New Glasgow
111 days
104 days
Kentville
51 days
107 days
Halifax
34 days
140 days
Kentville
140 days
147 days
Halifax
67 days
156 days
New Glasgow
---
203 days
Kentville
32 days
204 days
Kentville
337 days
231 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
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