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

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
135 days
82 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
128 days
176 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
181 days
202 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
128 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
88 days
34 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
46 days
129 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
75 days
106 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
71 days
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Halifax
IWK Health Centre
---
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New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
49 days
83 days
New Glasgow
---
281 days
New Glasgow
100 days
59 days
Halifax
---
243 days
Halifax
96 days
220 days
Halifax
267 days
467 days
Halifax
---
150 days
Sydney
---
---
Dartmouth
89 days
232 days
New Glasgow
124 days
352 days
Sydney
137 days
316 days
Dartmouth
210 days
190 days
Kentville
---
261 days
Kentville
94 days
188 days
Halifax
84 days
167 days
Kentville
91 days
196 days
Sydney
101 days
64 days
Halifax
99 days
57 days
Halifax
194 days
299 days
Sydney
74 days
79 days
Kentville
244 days
295 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
513 days
Kentville
728 days
219 days
Windsor
90 days
123 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
84 days
172 days
New Glasgow
161 days
128 days
Kentville
88 days
254 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Windsor
29 days
27 days
New Glasgow
---
115 days
New Glasgow
51 days
33 days
Halifax
---
131 days
Halifax
43 days
107 days
Halifax
85 days
132 days
Halifax
---
112 days
Sydney
---
---
Dartmouth
59 days
62 days
New Glasgow
96 days
165 days
Sydney
48 days
42 days
Dartmouth
99 days
85 days
Kentville
---
122 days
Kentville
29 days
79 days
Halifax
45 days
129 days
Kentville
33 days
120 days
Sydney
50 days
38 days
Halifax
60 days
29 days
Halifax
77 days
127 days
Sydney
55 days
36 days
Kentville
125 days
218 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
87 days
Kentville
123 days
115 days
Windsor
15 days
41 days
Halifax
---
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New Glasgow
36 days
59 days
New Glasgow
40 days
66 days
Kentville
52 days
172 days

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