• Dr. Mark Holterman

    Pediatric Surgeon and Professor

    Based in Peoria, Illinois, Dr. Mark J. Holterman is a full professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he has worked since 2011. He is also an attending pediatric surgeon at the Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Illinois, St. Francis Medical Center. Additionally, he maintains memberships with several professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Mark J. Holterman, MD, specializes in pediatric surgery, and his research interests include regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies as well as obesity and novel cancer treatments.


    Dr. Mark J. Holterman attended Yale University, where he majored in biology and graduated cum laude before earning his PhD and MD from the University of Virginia. Afterwards, he completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children’s Hospital and Medical Center through the University of Washington. Dr. Holterman has previously served as surgeon-in-chief at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital and attending pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center.

  • Education

    Yale University

    9/1976 - 5/1980

    Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biology, General

    University of Virginia

    9/1980 - 5/1988

    MD - PhD, Medicine and Immunology

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