Our People

We have an excellent team of compassionate, friendly and highly trained expatriate and local staff, as well as young enthusiastic Cambodian doctors in training. In addition to this, we also receive the expertise of specialized volunteers from all around the world who pass their knowledge on to our local staff

Cornelia Haener, MD, MScPH, SKMH, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer

University of Basel Medical School, Switzerland
Board certified general surgeon FMH, Swiss Medical Association
MS in Public Health/Health Services Management, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
Chairperson TWG Non-communicable diseases MEDICAM, Member of Ministry of Health non communicable diseases task force
19992005 Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope, Surgical Consultant
2006 – 2012 Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope, Surgical Director
2012 – present Chief Executive Officer, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Kenny Schuster, SKMH Chief Operating Officer

BA International Relations, San Francisco State University
MBA, Texas Woman’s University 1998 2001 HOPE worldwide Program Director, Dallas
20012017 Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Texas, USA
2017present COO, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital
2018present HOPE worldwide Country Director for Cambodia Health Programs

John Vincent Daniel Moho, Chief Nursing Officer

  • 1999 – 2002 Nursing School, Wilhelm-Griesinger – School, Rheinischen Kliniken Cologne, Germany
  • 2002 – 2012 University Hospital Cologne, Germany, Nurse at Pneumology, Cardiology, Intensive Care Nurse at Neurology and Heart Surgery
  • 2004 – 2005 Voluntary adviser for the German NGO `VOR ORT` e.V. “Tuberculosis Therapy and Awareness Raising Project” Cambodia
  • 2011 Volunteer nursing adviser for “Chain of Hope”, intensive care unit for children, heart surgery, Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub, Aswan, Egypt
  • 2012 – Present Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital, Chief Nursing Officer

Maria Catherine ‘Cathy” Arlene S. Pingoy, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer , Director of Education and Quality Program

BS in Nursing, Our Lady of Fatima University, Valenzuela City, Philippines Masters of Science in Nursing and Adult Health University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Manila, Philippines
1994 – 1996 HOPE worldwide Ltd, Manila, Philippines, conducted free medical services and training
1996 – 2002 Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Senior Expatriate Charge Nurse
2004 – 2016 Lyceum of the Philippines University College of Nursing, Philippines, Associate Professor and Clinical Instructor
2016 – 2018 Royal Phnom Penh Hospital, Clinical Nurse Educator
2018 – Present Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital , DNO and Director of Education and Quality Program

Doung Chenda, Deputy Director of Operations

20092012 Various responsibilities preparing to open SKMH 20122018 Director of Finance 2018present Deputy Director of Operations, Director of Finance

Sou Kin , Chief plant operations officer

20092012 Development of SKMH to prepare for opening 2012 -2019 Technical Advisor, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

2020- Present Chief plant operations officer at Sonja Kill Memorial hospital

Sar Thona,MD, Medical Chief of Staff, Chief of Pediatrics

2010-2012 Graduate of faculty of health science at International University

2008-2009 Training at Phnom Penh municipal referral hospital

2009-2010 Training at Khmer Soviet Friendship hospital

2010-2011 Training at National pediatric hospital and khmer Soviet Hospital

2012-2013 work at Angkor hospital for children for one year

2013-2019 work as chief residency of Pediatric Emergency and ICU

2019- Present Medical chief of staff and head department of pediatric

Khun Sunly,MD, Chief of Emergency Department

2006-2015 Passed medical doctor degree in general medicine

2009 Clinical Practitioner at Pochen tong Primary health care center

2010 Clinical practitioner in surgical and neurology at Russia Hospital

2011 Clinical practitioner in GYN at Samphorp Krong Hospital

2012 Clinical practitioner in Neonatology at National Pediatric Hospital

2012-2013 Clinical Practitioner in Gusto enterology and urology at National Pediatric Hospital.

2013-2014 Trainee doctor at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

2014-2016 Junior doctor at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

2016-2017 Chief Resident internal medicine at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

2017-2019 Deputy chief internal medicine and emergency at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

2019- Present Chief of emergency department at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Ouch Chanthy,MD, Chief of OB/GYN

2005-2011 Medical doctor at International University

2012 Graduate as a medical doctor

2012- present work at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital as chief of OB/GYN

Nov 2020 Member of Cambodian society of OB/GYN

Kham Butda,MD, Chief Resident of Pediatric

2015 Dr. Kham Butda finished medical school in at the Inernational University (IU)

2016 and has worked on rotation in the Emergency, Surgery, OB/GYN and Pediatric Departments during the three-year curriculum in general medicine.

After finishing his rotations, he chose to work in the Pediatric Department to take care of young infants and babies. 

2018 This has been his specialty

2019 he got promoted to chief resident in the pediatric department in .

2020 He has recently graduated from our three-year General Medicine Curriculum at SKMH and is coordinating the one-year emergency medicine curriculum. He is highly valued by his peers, especially for his expertise in treating very small and premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Mao Chany, Financial Controller

2002- 2008 Admin at Ministry of Health in Kampot province/ Accountant at Global fund support for Malaria

2008- 2011 Admin/ Accounting staff at GIZ

2012- present Financial Controller at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Iryna Iuzkiv,MD, Senior Internal Medicine doctor, Cardiologist

1990- 1995 Diploma at Frankivsk Medical University for Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Functional Diagnostic, Ultrasound diagnostic

1991-1995 Internal medicine at Kyiv city Hospital

1995-2000 Head department of department of functional diagnostic at Kyiv city hospital

2000- 2002 Medical doctor, Internal Medicine at Tig City Hospital

2002-2013 Ultrasound and functional investigations in Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiologist at Kyiv city Hospital

2013- Present Senior Internal Medicine doctor, Cardiologist at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Sin Tour Phut,MD, Orthopedic Consultant

1988- 1989 Faculty of Medicine in Phnom Penh

1989 1995 Thai Bing Medical college University of Hanoi, Vietnam

1994- 1995 Basic specialty on Surgery, Surgery and Traumatology ( Specialty certificate in basic Traumatology)

1998- 2017 16 years work with Heath Volunteers Overseas Orthopedic Surgeons)

July 2012 Associate staff orthopedic and hand at SHCH

May 2018- Present Orthopedic Consultant at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Barsuk Dmytro, MD, Senior Medicine Consultant

1991-1997 Graduate for Clinical therapist, Internal Medicine at Zaporizhzhya State Medical University

1997-1998 Internship at Khakov Institute of Postgraduate Medical course Clinical therapist, Internal Medicine

2001-2009 Managing Municipal Clinic

2001-2009 Managing director of a retail network at Foxtrot, Ukraine

2009-2010 Regional Manager at Pharmaceutical Company in India

2012-2013 Doctor of general practice at Sihanouk Ville private Medical Cabinet, Cambodia

2013-2015 Doctor of general parctice at Erico international clinic, Cambodia

2015-2018 Doctor of general practice at Sihaknouk Ville clinic

2018-2019 Doctor of general practice at Changhai International Hospital

2019-2020 Doctor of general practice at Phnom Penh Olympics general hospital

2020- Present Senior Medicine Consultant at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Tan Poseng, MD, Chief of Internal Medicine

2005-2012 Graduate Bachelor degree of Medical doctor

2012-2013 Graduate general medicine in SKMH

2013-2016 Training doctor at SKMH

2016- Present Chief of Internal Medicine in SKMH

Vladyslav Zinchenko, Director of Surgery

1991-1997 Graduate with general medicine, course surgery, advance training course, medical ultrasonography, gastroduodenoscopy, individual training course for emergency medical assistant, and annealed to modern methods of local treatment of burns, laparoscopic technologies for abdominal pathology, actual issue of pediatric surgery

1997-1998 Internship at Zaporizhia medical academy of post graduate education ministry of health of Ukraine

1998-2016 Central hospital, Tokmk,Ukraine

2015 Second specialization of medical ultrasound

2016-2017 general surgeon in international private clinic in Sihanouk ville, Cambodia

2017- Present Director of Surgery at SKMH

Dr. Kong Sean, Residency surgeon

July 2012 Certificate medical doctor at International University for General Medicine

2010-2014 Medical doctor at private clinic in Phnom Penh

2014-2017 Medical doctor at Sonja kill memorial Hospital

2017- Present Residency surgeon at Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital