Dr. Mark Holterman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the Yale University before joining the University of Virginia to pursue his MD and Ph.D. in Medicine and Immunology. He is currently a teacher at the College of Medicine, University of Illinois. His main focus as a teacher is pediatrics and surgery (Crunchbase). He is a member of the ADA, American Diabetes Association, and is dedicated to advancing medicine and finding a solution for chronic conditions relating to health matters.
Due to the high rate of diabetes occurrence in teenagers and kids, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and ADA joined hands to address the issue. They did this through engaging the kids and teenagers in physical exercises and creating awareness on healthy choices when it came to eating habits (https://about.me/dr.markholterman). This was in the bid to decrease the numbers of people at the risk of getting diabetes at a young age. They reached out to children from various areas to ensure that a wide scope was covered.
With his experience in surgery that amounted to over 20 years, Dr. Mark played an active role in the formation of The Hannah Sunshine Foundation. This Foundation has a goal of catering to children who are diagnosed with rare diseases. They do this using regenerative and cellular therapies. For the diseases that can be treated but have no known cure, they are trying to break ground in finding the cure.
Dr. Mark Holterman is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His main focus is surgery for kids and he is actively researching on ways to get permanent solutions for some diseases such as cancer. He has performed surgeries at the St. Francis Medical Center, Rush University Medical Center and Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital. He currently resides in Illinois. He achieved his residency and fellowship from the University of Virginia and the University of Washington respectively.
Apart from pediatric surgery, Dr. Mark Holterman conducts general surgeries. He has earned four awards to date and he is affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and St Alexius Medical Center among others. Dr. Mark Holterman is passionate about his work and he has improved the lives of many people in the community he serves.