East Kootenay Divisions of Family Practice

Medical Community

East Kootenay is part of the Interior Health Authority and home to five hospitals.


East Kootenay Regional Hospital

The East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) serves the entire East Kootenay population of 85,000 people. It is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Located in Cranbrook, EKRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, Level 3 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care.

Family Medical Clinics

The East Kootenay has 19 medical clinics including:

Some family physicians also deliver healthcare services from other locations in and around their communities, such as: school clinics, maternity clinics, long-term care facilities, local hospitals and emergency departments, and First Nation health and wellness centres.

Maternity Clinics

Across all EK communities you can be connected with local maternity services and pregnancy care through your family doctor, clinic, or health care provider.


EK Family Physicians are supported by a number of local specialists, including:

  • Anesthetics

  • Cardiology

  • Internal Medicine

  • Obstetrics

  • Oncology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Urology

  • Orthopedics

  • Pathology

  • Pediatrics

  • Psychiatry

  • Radiology

  • Respirology, Rheumatology & ENT

  • Surgery

Learn more about out EK Communities and Lifestyle opportunities.