Dr. Steve Meister

Marshall (KMHL)- Timothy Mok, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Avera Marshall region.

He will begin serving in this part-time role on Feb. 1, while also continuing to provide Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine services. He will spend an average of one day per week on CMO duties with the rest of his time dedicated to patient care.

Dr. Mok succeeds Dr. Steve Meister who stepped back from the CMO role earlier this month to resume a full-time Family Medicine practice.

As CMO, Dr. Mok will represent the physician perspective as a member of the administrative team. He will partner with senior leadership to implement strategies across the region. With a focus on quality, safety and service, he will help to promote positive clinical outcomes and cost-effective care. He will also work to develop and strengthen physician relationships across the region and overall in connection to the Avera system. This is a regional role serving Avera Marshall, Avera Granite Falls and Avera Tyler.

Dr. Mok shared, “I’m honored to have the opportunity to take on this new role. We have an excellent medical group across our region of Avera, and I am proud to be a part of this team. I am committed to partnering with my colleagues to ensure we continue to provide high-quality, efficient, comprehensive health care to our patients in the ever-changing landscape of health care during the pandemic and beyond.”

(Story from Avera Health Communications & PR Partner- Stacey Neubeck)