Dr. Mark Holterman has more than thirty years of experience as both a General and Pediatric surgeon and has been a college professor since 2011. Dr. Mark Holterman graduated Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology before earning his Ph.D. and M.D at the University of Virginia. Holterman specialized in surgical pediatrics due acknowledging the increasing number of cases of children with surgical related issues. Read more at Vitals to know more about Dr. Mark Holterman.
Dr. Mark Holterman is currently the CEO of Mariam Global Health and is interested in someday being able to use stem cell regeneration therapy to find the cure to many diseases. Holterman has written papers on bariatric surgery, which is surgery that’s needed to help improve or even save the lives of obese patients. A gastric bypass is a procedure performed in this surgery to take out a little of the patient’s stomach to severely limit the amount of food they would otherwise consume on a daily basis. The opposite procedure would calls for the extraction of a bigger portion of the stomach of obese patients whose lives are threatened by their obesity. Read more about his interview at ideamensch.com.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a member of many health organizations where his research is vitally recognized and sometimes even awarded. He is a member of the non-profit American Diabetes Association (ADA) and won an award for his research. The goal of ADA is to prevent, treat, and find a cure for diabetes, which is an disorder that can be either reversible or irreversible depending on the type of diabetes.
Holterman cares very deeply about all of his pediatric patients both inside and outside the US. He once traveled to and worked in Vietnam, which is one of many nations in the third world that are in desperate need of surgeons and other doctors to provide healthcare and better quality of life for not only children, but people of all age groups with limited access to healthcare.