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 ?
141 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
259 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
730 days
281 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
96 days
50 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
101 days
118 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
120 days
125 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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153 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
123 days
154 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
112 days
281 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
157 days
277 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
42 days
400 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facilitysort descending Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
New Glasgow
Aberdeen Hospital
84 days
90 days
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
49 days
42 days
Dartmouth
Dartmouth General Hospital
69 days
83 days
Windsor
Hants Community Hospital
45 days
49 days
Halifax
IWK Health Centre
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100 days
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
40 days
60 days
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
45 days
108 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
50 days
126 days
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
39 days
143 days
Yarmouth
Yarmouth Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
150 days
155 days
Kentville
---
261 days
Kentville
94 days
149 days
Kentville
168 days
367 days
Halifax
267 days
478 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
101 days
220 days
New Glasgow
---
281 days
Halifax
83 days
57 days
Kentville
109 days
170 days
New Glasgow
98 days
59 days
Halifax
194 days
219 days
Halifax
---
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Windsor
117 days
106 days
Kentville
1622 days
303 days
Kentville
---
132 days
Dartmouth
114 days
267 days
New Glasgow
190 days
216 days
Halifax
---
243 days
Dartmouth
191 days
174 days
Sydney
86 days
112 days
Windsor
39 days
85 days
Halifax
89 days
218 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
183 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
88 days
259 days
New Glasgow
380 days
168 days
Halifax
2232 days
416 days
Halifax
312 days
400 days
New Glasgow
124 days
315 days
Sydney
101 days
106 days

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Sydney
56 days
49 days
Kentville
---
122 days
Kentville
28 days
108 days
Kentville
108 days
186 days
Halifax
68 days
138 days
Sydney
---
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Halifax
---
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Halifax
50 days
102 days
New Glasgow
---
104 days
Halifax
60 days
30 days
Kentville
31 days
64 days
New Glasgow
44 days
33 days
Halifax
52 days
119 days
Halifax
---
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Windsor
14 days
41 days
Kentville
133 days
106 days
Kentville
---
74 days
Dartmouth
62 days
63 days
New Glasgow
43 days
82 days
Halifax
---
153 days
Dartmouth
89 days
80 days
Sydney
55 days
44 days
Windsor
24 days
55 days
Halifax
44 days
144 days
Halifax
---
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Halifax
---
87 days
Sydney
---
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Kentville
47 days
170 days
New Glasgow
83 days
63 days
Halifax
1120 days
87 days
Halifax
97 days
73 days
New Glasgow
86 days
166 days
Sydney
40 days
57 days

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