Dr. Mark Holterman, a professor of the surgery and Pediatrics University of Illinois College of medicine in Peoria where he mainly majors in teaching surgery and pediatrics. When he is not at the university teaching, Dr. Mark Holterman is serving as a pediatric surgeon at the advocate Christ children hospital and also the children’s hospital of Illinois. With significant interest in looking for cures for chronic diseases, Dr. Mark Holterman has membership in different medical organizations which include American Diabetes Association, American college of surgeons and American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Mark Holterman went to Yale University and later graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in medicine and immunology. His two main specialties are in pediatric surgery and general surgery. He is also known for his expertise in Liver transplantation, Newborn medicine, short bowel syndrome and biliary atresia. Dr. Mark Holterman is a celebrated medical practitioner with over 29 years of experience. Dr. Mark Holterman’s other major interests include medical research where he mainly focuses on studies that aim at finding cures for chronic diseases especially diabetes.
He also leads research on the use of regenerative and cell therapies to treat children with rare diseases. His love for research work has seen him lead and head other departments which involve medical work such as Mariam Global health which helps bring together science practitioners through a global network. His helping nature has seen him support many non-profit making organizations such as International pediatric specialists Alliance for the children in Vietnam (Vitals). Dr. Mark Holterman was also involved in putting up the Hannah sunshine foundation, and the Alliance for the advancement of cellular therapies which focus on the use advance therapies such as cell and regenerative therapies for rare diseases affecting children.
Due to his involvement in pediatric medicine, Dr. Mark Holterman has been awarded numerous awards such as the innovative research Award from the American Diabetes Association. He has also received awards such as, America’s Top doctors, patients choice awards, on time doctor award, and compassionate doctor recognition. He is affiliated with many hospitals which include advocate Illinois masonic medical center, St Alexius medical center, and Loyola university medical center.