Complete guide to medical facilities in Phnom Penh

May 17, 2019, 11:05 a.m.

Whether you’re just a visitor or a permanent resident in Cambodia, you’ll want to be informed on the state of healthcare here. Fear not! has you covered with another comprehensive guide. This one is a complete guide to medical facilities in Phnom Penh. That includes hospitals, clinics, dental offices and pharmacies.

If you’re searching for an apartment or condo in Phnom Penh you might want to be near a good clinic. Perhaps you want to live in the district with the best hospital. Anyway, it doesn’t hurt to stay informed.

Scroll down the page to browse the complete list of medical facilities below. However, if you want a bit of background on medical facilities in Cambodia here’s a breakdown:

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If you peruse forums online you’ll find that Cambodia gets a bad rap for the state of its healthcare. In fact, most people will say you should head to Thailand for anything more than a routine doctor visit. 

These sentiments are definitely exaggerated. There are plenty of quality medical facilities here. You just have to know where to look. In an emergency, private hospitals are the way to go. In non-urgent cases try looking around for a specialist with a good reputation. Foreigners usually steer clear of state hospitals, with perhaps Calmette being an exception in some cases.

If you have traveller’s insurance, or get coverage through your work, make sure you know which facilities are covered by your provider. 

Not covered? Not a huge deal, at least in Cambodia. Care is quite cheap compared to many other countries across the world. We’ve also given a cost rating to the facilities on the list below.

Clinics on every corner

When they say “don’t judge a book by its cover” they probably didn’t have clinics in mind. There seems to be clinics on almost every street in Cambodia. Ignore the dingy places and go to a place in a bigger, nicer building. 

After all, healthcare isn’t an area of your life you should be stingy. 

The same goes for pharmacies and dental clinics. You’ll find tons across Phnom Penh. Yet your best bet for quality service is to go to one of the most upscale places. Stick to the ones on our list and you’ll be fine.

So, without further ado, here’s the complete list of quality medical facilities in Cambodia:

Complete list of medical facilities in Cambodia:
Apsara Phnom Penh Clinic 7 Makara Clinic General $ Link Apsara is an unassuming local clinic. Most feedback on this facility is positive.
Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope 7 Makara Non-profit Hospital Infectious diseases, HIV and TB free Link Run by US-based HOPE, this facility aims to help poor Cambodians.
Malis Dental Clinic 7 Makara Dental Clinic Dentistry $$ Link Malis hosts four dentists: two from Japan, one from Korean and one from Cambodia.
Sun Int'l Clinic BKK1 Clinic General $$ Link SIC hosts Japanese doctors. They also perscribe Japanese approved medicine.
European Dental Clinic BKK1 Dental Clinic Dentistry $$$ Link European Dental was started by a French dentist and today has a staff of both foreigners and locals.
Western Pharmacy BKK1 Pharmacy   $$ Link Western Pharmacy was started by a Khmer-American pharmacist who was licensed in the US.
Khmer Soviet Friendship Hospital Chamkarmon Public Hospital General $ Link The Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital was started with funding from the former Soviet Union. It is colloquially known as Russian Hospital.
Mercy Medical Center Chamkarmon Christian Charity Clinic Women's Health $ Link MMC, a faith-based medical organisation runs this health centre in Chamkarmon.
Master Care Dental Clinic Chamkarmon Dental Clinic Dentistry $$ Link Master Care has some dentists who were trained abroad. It gets many positive reviews for its affordablility.
Physiotherapy Phnom Penh Chamkarmon and Daun Penh Clinic Physical therapy $$ Link This therapy centre is run primarily by Dutch doctors and is well regarded for physiotherapy treatment.
Roomchang Dental Hospital Chbar Ampov, Daun Penh, Sen Sok, and Tonle Bassac Dental Clinic Dentistry $$ Link Roomchang has many locations around the city that all get good reviews.
Sunrise Japan Hospital Phnom Penh Chroy Changvar Hospital / Clinic General, Neurology $$ Link This Japan-run medical facility offers everything from emergency care to pediatrics. It is located in Chroy Changvar.
Naga Clinic Daun Penh Clinic General $$ Link Led by French Dr Garon, Naga is right near Independence Monument. They are open 24 hours.
Calmette Hospital Daun Penh Public Hospital Surgery $ Link Calmette was established jointly between France and Cambodia in 1950. Many Cambodians travel to the capital to get treatment here.
Ang Duong Hospital Daun Penh Public Hospital Ear and eye treatment $ Link This is another state hospitals. It is known for ear, nose and eye treatment.
Central Hospital Daun Penh Private Hospital General $$$ Link This facility claims to be Cambodia's first modern private hospital. It has 80 beds, two delivery rooms and two operating theaters.
Embassy Medical Center Daun Penh General Medicine Women's Health, Pediatrics $ Link Embassy is part of the HOPE network of facilities and has three different branches around Phnom Penh.
International SOS Cambodia Daun Penh General Medicine General $$$ Link International SOS is a worldwide company, and they claim to offer Western-level health care. They have both foreign and local doctors.
Raffles Medical Phnom Penh Daun Penh Private Hospital General $$$ Link This Singaporean hospital is one of the top facilities in the country. Many upper-class Cambodians come here for medical treatment.
Traveller's Medical Clinic Daun Penh Clinic Tropical ailments, STDs $$ Link Traveller's Medical Clinic is a small office operated by a British doctor who has been practicing in Cambodia for many years.
Pasteur Institute Daun Penh Research Hospital Vaccinations, rabies $$ Link IPC operates as a research hospital under the government. It  is the only international vaccination centre in the country.
Procare Medical Daun Penh Medical Centre General $$$ Link Procare aims to provide international-level health care to everyone from babies to adults. Prices for regular visits are $40 for children or adults or $50 for babies.
Kantha Bopha Hospital Daun Penh Public Children's Hospital Children's health free Link Established by Swiss pediatrician Beat Richner in 1992, Kantha Bopha is a free children's hospital. In 2018, Richner passed away and the hospital would come under state control.
Dental Touch Daun Penh Dental Clinic Dentistry $ Link Dental Touch is European Dental's sister clinic. It is a smaller facility that has slightly lower fees, in general. Both foreign and Khmer dentists work here as well.
Parmacie De La Gare Daun Penh and BKK Pharmacy   $$ Link De La Gare is considered by expats to be the top pharmacy in the country. It stocks medicines brands from Europe and the US.
U-Care Pharmacy Many locations across Phnom Penh Pharmacy   $$$ Link With almost 15 locations across the city, U-Care is usually the best place to go if you just need some headache medicine or something for a cold.
Royal Phnom Penh Hospital Sen Sok Private Hospital General $$$ Link Often considered one of the top hospitals in the country, Royal Phnom Penh Hospital is a Thai-backed enterprise. They have both Khmer and foreign doctors.
Sen Sok International University Hospital Sen Sok General Medicine General $$ Link Sen Sok University Hospital is a facility trusted by both locals and expats. There are one or two international doctors here.
Khema Clinic Toul Kork Clinic Maternity $ Link Specialising in pre-natal care, Khema is popular with both local and foreign expectant mother in Cambodia.
Preah Kossamak Hospital Toul Kork Public Hospital Dermatology $ Link Kossamak was expanded in 2014 with German and British funding. It attracts patients from the province, especially for skin-related ailments.

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