Behind the Scenes

Phillip Ahn, MD, is an accomplished family physician and lifelong martial artist, who transformed from a shy and insecure boy to a confident yet reserved and appreciated leader. Throughout his life, Phillip has overcome obstacles to pursue his dreams and encounter unique experiences, like becoming Shang Tsung in Mortal Kombat 2.

Mortal Doctor was created so that his fans, friends, and family can better understand him and become inspired to make the most out of every God-given talent and opportunity.

Phillip Ahn, M.D. has been interviewed for several magazines and newspapers since filming for his role as Shang Tsung in MK2. Here are some "trade secrets."

Phillip Ahn, M.D. with Ed Boon and John Tobias (above left) and Dan "Toasty" Forden (above). John Tobias had to draw a goatee on Phillip Ahn, M.D., as he cannot grow much facial hair.

Phillip Ahn, M.D. and other actors from MK2 with John Tobias at a photo shoot to promote MK2.

25 years after filming MK2, Phillip Ahn, M.D. can still look and play the part of Shang Tsung.