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July 18, 2019


Expanding Cardiothoracic Options for Heart Patients

July 19, 2019


Expanding Cardiothoracic Options for Heart Patients

APPLETON, Wis. – ThedaCare welcomes Salvior Mok, M.D., a board-certified surgeon specializing in cardiac and thoracic surgery with the use of robotics. Dr. Mok’s expertise, in combination with other ThedaCare cardiologists, enhances access to heart health options for patients not available before in this area.

Dr. Mok earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology from the University of British Columbia in Canada, and her medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. She is board certified with the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, Women in Thoracic Surgery and the Association of Women Surgeons.

Most recently Dr. Mok held the role of attending cardiothoracic surgeon at Catholic Health-Mercy Hospital of Buffalo in New York. Prior, she was clinical assistant professor of medicine and clinical associate of robotic cardiac surgery at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. She is a physician leader, having served as chief resident at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey. She is passionate about women’s health and has been closely involved with Go Red for Women with the American Heart Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Mok enjoys running, tennis and downhill skiing. She has a great appreciation for music and plays the piano, violin and viola. Before attending medical school, she worked for the Hong Kong Police as Platoon Commander and Women Inspector of Police.

About ThedaCare

For more than 110 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The organization serves a community of more than 600,000 residents and employs more than 6,700 healthcare professionals throughout the regions. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 31 clinics in nine counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service.

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