Dr. Mark Holterman is a respected pediatric surgeon. Holterman was born in Wisconsin and went to Yale University where he studied biology. Holterman always had aspirations of becoming a physician and attended the University of Virginia Medical School (Ideamensch). While at UVA Holterman also became a medical scientist via a program designed by the National Institutes of Health. While attending UVA Dr, Holterman met his wife Ai-Xuan who was studying to become a surgeon; they have three sons.
After graduating from medical school, Holterman worked at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center as a surgery resident. Following his residency Holterman served as a pediatric surgeon University of Washington’s Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. Today Dr. Holterman works as a pediatric surgeon at different hospitals in Illinois. These hospitals include the Children’s Hospital of Illinois, St. Francis Medical Center, Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital and different health facilities associated with University of Illinois. Currently Dr. Mark Holterman is also a researcher and professor at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria.
Throughout his career Dr. Mark Holterman has been an active philanthropist and supported research on groundbreaking medical treatment. For instance, Holterman has worked with the American Diabetes Association for many years and supports the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Through his experience and research, he discovered the CGM assist diabetic patients in making food and exercise choices that lead to better health. Dr. Holterman is also a proponent of Regenerative Medicine and stem cell therapy. Both of these treatments can be used to improve how organs and tissue function in people with organ and tissue damage. These treatments are necessary for some people who cannot be treated with more traditional therapies.
All of Dr. Holterman’s efforts have assisted in improving the lives of many people as a pediatric surgeon and as a medical researcher. Holterman’s support of new innovative treatments will continue to help people well into the future. Dr. Holterman is a physician whose service is meaningful and inspiring.