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Volunteering in Pediatric Surgery- Dr. Mark Holterman

by Chris Holden - December 31st, 2017.
Filed under: Medical Expert.

Mark Holterman has a full roster of duties around his profession including; performing surgeries, lecturing at the University of Illinois, researching for new therapies, and educating others with articles. Despite lots of responsibility, Dr. Mark is also involved with charity organizations in the health field, mainly the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam(IPSAC-VN). Evidently, Holterman’s career is dedicated to supporting children surgery not only through his money and skills but also encouraging external support for children’s health. Read more Q&A at with Dr. Mark Holreman.

Volunteering at IPSAC-VN began as a result of Holterman’s support towards surgery for children. Licensed medical professionals with at least six-month valid passport are sought for on a daily basis to volunteer in various capacities. Volunteer support is mainly required for patient care and training medical staff through school lectures on surgery techniques in pediatric wards.

The primary goal for IPSAC-VN is self-sustenance care for Vietnam children. Apart from lecturing and academic support services, IPSAC-VN provides medical equipment in health facilities across the country. Additionally, the organization strives to perform surgeries in various parts of Vietnam not only to expose the trainees in surgical procedures but also educate the community on safety and reality of the surgical processes. Fetal development processes, spinal repairs, tumor removal, and brain surgery are the common disorders that attribute to the increasing need for pediatric surgery around the world. Read more on about Dr. Mark Holterman.

Mark Holterman is also the CEO of Mariam Global Health that works closely with healthcare facilities by sponsoring innovations that solve health concerns as well as investing in research for new medicine.

Dr. Mark Holterman graduated with a major in biology from Yale University. He also holds a Ph.D. and MD from the University of Virginia. Since 2011, Mark has served as a full professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Besides, he serves as an attending Pediatric Surgeon both at Advocate Christ’s Children Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Mark is renown for his presentations and peer-reviewed papers on bariatric surgery, treatment for obesity. Earning a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the University of Virginia is among Holterman’s key achievement in the medical profession.


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