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Dr. Holsterman Compassion Overrides His Busy Schedules

Dr. Mark Holterman is a renowned professor at the University of Illinois and a pediatric surgeon at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, and St. Francis Medical Center. He is a medical graduate from Yale University with a Biology major, as well as a Ph.D. and MD holder from the University of Virginia. Visit to view Dr. Mark Holterman’s profile.

Dr. Holterman has been known for his tireless commitment in conducting researches for new medical technologies and therapies aimed to help in obesity management and improve cancer treatment. With most of these researches taking place at Mariam Global Health where he is the CEO. He has authored much about bariatric surgery, an obesity treatment, done by removing a portion of the patient’s stomach, so as to control the amount of food consumption. The surgery is conducted in diverse procedures depending with the seriousness of the patient’s condition.

Dr. Holterman has willingly taken up the task of enlightening others through articles and offering lectures, not only to students but also to surgical residents. He has performed several successful surgeries, not to mention his successful clinical trial in replacing a damaged trachea through a surgical implant. The synthetic trachea implant is created using the patient’s bone marrow cell, by Dr. Holterman in one of his cell therapy research.

Though he is always operating under very tight schedules, Dr. Holterman has always found time to extend a hand to charitable organizations. He has consistently been offering his support to IPSAC-VN, a group that offers latest pediatric surgery services in Vietnam Medical school and hospital. IPSAC-VN is always open for support, both financially and volunteers, who help by attending to patients, lecturing, training medical staff, and performing surgeries.

Dr. Mark Holterman has always been in the front line to not only give his donations but also in volunteering himself. He has also been doing the same for Children’s Surgery International, an organization offering surgeries and treatment as well as fostering Vietnam girls, who are either orphaned or come from very needy families. He is a pace setter and an encouragement to many to go out of their comfort zone and help where needed. This has displayed Dr. Holsterman as philanthropic man whose big heart is never limited by his busy schedules. Read more at Vitals to know more about Dr. Mark Holterman.