Category Archives: Pediatric and Adult Surgeon

Dr. Mark Holterman, a Man of Science

Mark J Holterman, MD, Ph.D. is a Board Certified pediatric and adult surgeon. Dr. Holterman has recently retired from the University of Illinois College of Medicine where he worked as a professor of surgery and pediatric medicine. Dr. Mark J Holterman is well known in the medical community. He is known for his work in several areas, including his membership in the elite Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, His work with the American Diabetes Association, and Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Therapy (Alivenewspaper).

You must meet specific criteria to be a member of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons (PAPS). The physician must be practicing pediatric surgery for at least a year, they must be in a pacific-boarding country, and the physician must spend 90% of their time in pediatric medicine. The organization currently has more than 500 members. Physicians are allowed to move away from their Pacific bordering country as long as they maintain attendance and the PAPS conferences as designated. Dr. Mark J Holterman is a member of this elite organization.

Dr. Mark J Holterman is a big supporter of the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Holterman has worked closely with patients to ensure they are using continuous glucose monitoring systems. Dr. Holterman has focused on this are because currently there is a lack of standardized guidelines for patients to follow. He is focused on the wellbeing of patients who have this disease and how to manage them better so they can live healthy lives.

Dr. Holterman is also known for his longtime interest in regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy. His investment in stem cell research is due to the potential it brings to patients suffering from wide-ranging conditions. Stem cells are used to restore the functionality of organs. It can regenerate organs which means patients would not have to wait for organ donors. Stem cell therapy is also being used to treat many chronic conditions such as Leukemia.