The Great Surgeon, Dr. Mark Holterman

Dr. Mark Holterman, a pediatric surgeon, and entrepreneur, grew up in a farm in Wisconsin. This background was instrumental in making him acquire skills that led him to success. After completing high school, he joined the Yale University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He then proceeded to the University of Virginia where he specialized in immunology and medicine and did his general surgery residency at the same university.

With the skills he acquired from the university, Dr. Mark Holterman moved to Seattle where he practiced as a pediatric surgeon and then to Montreal and did research in immunology. Dr. Mark joined the University of Illinois in Chicago as a professor. He later worked at Advocate Children’s hospital where he performed surgery. Dr. Holterman’s medical knowledge has enabled him to acquire jobs at various institutions.

Dr. Mark Holterman’s desire to improve healthcare globally by the use of technology led to the founding of Mariam Global Health. Mariam Global Health is a firm that combines science and business to create an impact in the health sector. Dr. Mark Holterman who is the CEO of this firm works with a team which assists him to evaluate ideas of medical companies and identify the ones that can succeed. The companies then receive financial assistance to bring their ideas to life. Dr. Mark Holterman guides these companies until when they can stand on their own.

International Pediatric Specialist Alliance for the Children of Vietnam is a beneficiary of Mariam Global Health. IPSAC-VN organization works to improve health care in Vietnam. Surgical students and medical personnel benefit from this organization as they receive training. Medical doctors from Vietnam interact with American doctors through an exchange program where they share ideas of how they work.

Dr. Mark Holterman attributes his successful career to his ability to ask for help from other people ( He has also received several awards as a result of his hard work and contribution to the medical sector. Dr. Mark is a happily married man with three children.


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