The Strong Impact of Dr. Mark Holterman On Health Giving

For decades Dr. Mark Holterman has carried out his unique approach to worldwide medical activities through a number of diverse measures.

After graduating from Yale University with a biology degree, he continued his education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he received both a Masters Degree and PhD (

Throughout the course of his roles as surgeon, clinician and professor of surgery at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Dr. Mark Holterman has influenced the development and advancement of medicine. He previously worked as a pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital

A major supporter and organizer of the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam (IPSAC-VN), Dr. Mark Holterman works with medical schools and hospitals to improve health care for the children in Vietnam. The IPSAC-VN also works to set up high-quality medical facilities in some of the country’s rural areas.

Another of his global medical activities, the Children’s Surgery International (CSI), is a non-profit volunteer organization, that works with local surgical doctors and nurses to meet the needs of underprivileged children around the world.

What’s more, he has been a long time supporter and a member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) which carries out research and advocacy measures concerning diabetes treatment and cure.

As chief executive officer of Mariam Global Health, Dr. Mark Holterman focuses on global investment ventures of medical startup companies.

The firm makes capital available to the innovators as well as time and managerial knowledge.

Dr. Holterman has been the recipient of many awards during his medical career. He was named one of America’s Top Doctors seven times and he received the Patients’ Choice Award from healthcare data company Vitals three times.

He was also named to Castle Connelly America’s Top Doctors directory every year from 2010 to 2017.

Dr. Mark Holterman, who is board certified in pediatric surgery and general surgery through the American Board of Surgery, is married to Dr. Ai-Xuan Holterman and the couple have three sons.


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