Dr. Mark Holterman has made a major impact in the pediatrics medical field. So much so that he has been deemed a child hero by many. In 2011 he began working as a professor at a university. In addition, he is employed as a surgeon by the Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital. He has been a licensed surgeon for more than 20 years.
Though his professional achievements are astounding he is called a hero for more than just being a pediatric surgeon. He is a passionate philanthropist who is involved in several charitable organizations. He is heavily involved with the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam (IPSAC-VN). On top of that he is a member of the ADA (American Diabetes Association), a non-profit organization to the advancement of diabetic research. Read more about his interview at ideamensch.com.
Holterman is also involved in the research of regenerative cell therapies. In fact, he is the co-founder of the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT). He is also credited as one of the founders of Hannah Sunshine Foundation. The foundation, like many others Holterman has his hands in, is a non-profit. It focuses on the research and use of regenerative cell therapies for children with rare diseases.
For his work Holterman has received much recognition and praise for a variety of achievements. He was one of the lead surgeons in a procedure that successfully transplanted a trachea into a 2 1/2 year old Korean child. Many people agree that he is one of the best doctors in the U.S.
Dr. Mark Holterman is the gold standard in his profession. His professional credentials should inspire others to lend a helping hand to their fellow man. Not only is he a great physician but he is even more amazing for his humanitarian efforts. Showing he has a true desire to help others in need. The world needs more heroes like him. Read more Q&A at Interview.net with Dr. Mark Holreman.