Professor Mok studied medicine at the University of Alberta in Canada and, following his residency there and fellowship training at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, he spent a further 7 years practicing in the fields of oncology and internal medicine.
In 1996, Prof Mok moved to Hong Kong after gaining a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Prince of Wales Hospital.
In 2007 he was made full Professor within the department and also attained an honorary professorship at the Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital in Guangdong, China and guest professorship at Peking University School of Oncology.
Professor Mok has published over 130 articles in international peer review journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Lancet and Journal of Clinical Oncology.
He is also heavily involved in several professional societies and committees, including the Board of Director of IASLC, chair of the International Affair Committee and member of publication committee of ASCO, vice secretary of the Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology and chairman of Hong Kong Cancer Therapy Society.
In addition, he is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Clinical Lung Cancer and Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Clinical Oncology and several other major oncology journals.
Professor Mok is an ESMO Faculty Member. He has presented extensively at various international congresses and is particularly interested in the application of novel therapeutic approaches in the treatment of lung and liver cancer.