Dr. Aleksander Tkach specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and vascular neurology. KGH has a dedicated clinical research department and collaboratively recruits for 2 Tertiary Hospitals that provide diagnostic and complex care, allowing for recruitment in rural and remote areas resulting in decentralized clinical trials. Via the Interior Health Research Department, this site collaborates with UBC- Okanagan, Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the University of Northern BC (UNBC), and other regional colleges. Research areas of interest include stroke, cardiology, nephrology, general surgery and infectious disease.


Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet), Canadian Nephrology Trials Network (CNTN), Canadian Stroke Consortium (CSC), Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF), Pan-Canadian Trial Network in Valvular Heart Disease (PACT-V Heart Valve Network), Perioperative Care Network, Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network (CEDRRN), Canadian Stroke Prevention Intervention Network (CSPIN), CanStroke Recovery Trials, Interventional Cardiology Network