An Overview of Dr. Mark Holterman

Dr. Mark J. Holterman is based in Illinois where he teaches pediatrics and surgery to students at the University of Illinois at the College of Medicine. The professor has worked at the University since the year 2011 till present date. In addition to being a professor, Dr. Mark J. Holterman is also the attending pediatric surgeon at the Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital. He also has sessions in the Children’s Hospital of Illinois and finally St. Francis Medical Centre. Apart from being a professor and a pediatrician in those hospitals, Dr. Mark J. Holterman retains membership with several; organizations that are professional such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Surgeons (


The professor attended Yale University as his first institution of higher learning, and he pursued biology and graduated cum laude in the year 1980. Later on, in the same year, he joined the University of Virginia where he did a master’s degree in Medicine which was followed by a Ph.D. in Immunology in the year 1988. Dr. Mark J. Holterman then completed a full residency in general surgery at the University of Virginia ( In addition, he also achieved a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Medical Centre and Children’s Hospital through Washington University. The doctor in the previous years has also served as the main surgeon at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital and as the attending pediatric surgeon in many other children’s hospitals such as the Rush University Medical Centre.


Dr. Mark J. Holterman has specialized in pediatric surgery, and he is committed to research especially on the topic of regenerative medicine, obesity, stem cell therapies and novel cancer treatments. In addition to being dedicated to his research work and being a pediatrician, the professor splits his time so as to fit his role as the CEO of Mariam Global Health. Dr. Mark J. Holterman has dedicated his career to helping patients in all sorts of ways that he is capable. In addition, he also supports various charitable organizations such as the International Pediatric Specialist Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. Finally, the professor is credited as being one of the great minds behind the establishment of The Hannah Sunshine Foundation which is a non-profit organization.