The field of medicine has many facets and one of the most important and often overlooked areas are the volunteers who dedicate their time and services to clinics, hospitals and all types of care centers. Dr. Mark Holterman is a practicing surgeon, professor, entrepreneur, researcher and philanthropist and through his philanthropic interests he not only is known for his generous donations but he also donates his time too many charities. Among those is the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam (ISPAC-VN). For further details, see this.
Dr. Holterman efforts to support ISPAC-VN are publicly acclaimed and the ISPAC-VN is known for its charity work in Vietnam. It offers aid to sick children with the latest advances in surgery and medical care. The doctor is searching for volunteers and donations to support this group and its efforts to bring relief to the children of Vietnam. The Children’s Surgery International (CSI) and ISPAC-VN need money, pediatric surgeons and nurses to help at Vietnam’s Provincial Hospital and other locations for children and families living in extreme poverty. Check how patients rate him on vitals.com.
The services offered by these volunteers include tumor removal, brain surgery, congenital heart disorders, organ transplants, bone surgery and spinal surgery. The training of local medical staff is desperately needed and the requirements to volunteer for these services requires a valid passport and the ability to spend 6 months or longer in Vietnam. A copy of a valid medical license and a complete CV is also required.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a full professor at the University of Illinois School Medicine. He is a graduate of Yale and earned his MD at the University of Virginia. He’s the attending pediatric surgeon at St. Francis Medical Center, Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital and Rush University Medical Center’s chief pediatric surgeon. The doctor is the CEO of Marion Global health. Know the doctor better in this interview.
He is the author of medical texts and papers on various medical procedures including bariatric procedures. The doctor is renown for his research of stem cell therapies and bone marrow research. His research in stem cell therapy is cutting edge and he has had many successes in his clinical trials on bone marrow cells. More of his ideas and insights here.