Integral to our mission is a program of training local surgeons and health workers, focusing on the development of sustainable health services.

Knee Surgery

CSC surgeons, Dr. Ratha and Dr. Oy, perform the first total knee replacement (TKR) at CSC after being trained by Dr. Robert Siorpaes, an orthopaedic surgeon from Austria.

  • International surgeons come regularly and repeatedly to teach new surgical techniques.
  • A Fellowship program attracts recently qualified international specialists to work and teach at CSC for 6 months to a year.
  • Cambodian surgeons are sent abroad for training.
  • Participation in local, national, and international conferences is mandatory.


Training Report 2014
Training Report 2013
Dr. Soum Ratha’s Hand Surgery Training in the UK (Presentation)