Mark Holthouse, MD, attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine, later doing his family practice residency training through the USAF scholarship program at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California, in 1993. “Major” Holthouse served as chief of outpatient medicine at Mather and McClellan AFB Hospital from 1993 to 1996. During this same time, Dr. Holthouse also served as a member of the clinical teaching faculty at UC Davis School of Medicine.
Dr. Holthouse began studying integrative medical practice in the early 2000s and by 2006 had become certified by the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine at Scripps in San Diego, California. In 2008, he opened the Center for Functional & Integrative Medicine in Cameron Park, California. In January 2013, he opened True Health Center for Functional Medicine in El Dorado Hills, California.
Being part of the first cohort for certification in Functional Medicine through IFM, Mark has been teaching with the IFM faculty since 2014. His love for teaching has led further to his appointment as assistant professor of family medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in January 2013, where he continues to teach preventive cardiometabolic medicine. Board certified as a fellow in the specialty of integrative medicine by the American Board of Integrative Medicine in 2014, he continues to share his passion for lifestyle medicine.
Currently serving as medical director with Functional Medicine of Idaho, Dr. Holthouse has teamed up with other IFM faculty in developing a fellowship to train practitioners already certified in Functional Medicine in an apprenticeship program, furthering client education in applying Functional Medicine.