Dr. Som Leakhena


Dr. Som Leakhena - Internist and Infectious Diseases


Educational Background 
2010:  Trained in Emergency and ICU, Korat Bangkok Hospital, Thailand
2011:  Trained in Bangkok Kidney Center, Bangkok Medical Center, Thailand 
2012:  Diploma in Emergency Medicine, University of Health and Sciences, Phnom Penh
2009:  Diploma in Pneumology, University of Health and Sciences, Phnom Penh
2006:  Diploma in HIV/AIDS treatment and Internal Medicine, Necker University, Paris, France
            Diploma in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Pitie Salpetrieres University, Paris France
2005:  Diploma in Mycology and Treatment, Necker University, Paris, France 
2003:  Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Cochin University, Paris, France
2001:  Diploma in Ultrasound, Cochin University, Paris, France 
1996:  Bachelor Degree of Medical Doctor, University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh

Work Experience
Dr. Som began practicing medicine at various hospitals in Phnom Penh in 1996.  In 1997 he became the Chief of Operational District Hospital in Kandal Province.  From 2001 - 2006 he trained in the departments of Medical Imaging, Infections Diseases, and Internal Medicine at various hospitals in Paris, France.  Dr. Som then became the HIV/AIDS Senior Doctor Supervisor in the Infectious Disease department at Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh.  In 2007 he became the Medical Coordinator at MSF France and a Senior Doctor in the OPD, IPD, and Internal Medicine departments at Naga International Clinic.  Prior to opening Khema Clinic in 2012, Dr. Som was a senior doctor in the OPD, IPD, Emergency, ICU, and Hemodialysis Unit at Royal Rattanak Hospital.  In 2012 he also trained in the ICU at Cochin University Hospital in Paris, France. Dr. Som founded and opened Khema Clinic & Maternity in 2012.
Khmer, English, French