curriculum vitae Mark Holland MD

Mark J. Holland, MD

2301 San Pedro Blvd. NE, Suite B,  Albuquerque, NM 87110  (505)232-6818





A: Education:

·         MD: University of California, Irvine, 1989

·         BS: University of California, San Diego, 1985


B: Academic Honors:

·         Gold Headed Cane Award for Excellence in Patient Care: University of California, Irvine, California College of Medicine, 1988

·         Magna cum Laude: University of California, San Diego, 1985


C: Medical Licensure and Certification:

·         State of New Mexico, New Mexico Medical Board

License Number 91-65








A: Professional Experience:


·         Medical Director: Holland Clinic Medical Weight Loss, Albuquerque, NM:  2010-Present

·         Medical Director: Thin Spot Inc. Bariatric Clinic, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1999-2010

·         Medical Director: Medical Diet Clinic, Albuquerque, NM, 1991-1999

·         Staff Physician: Southwest Medical Clinic: Albuquerque, NM: 1990-1991

·         Staff Physician: The Albuquerque Clinic: Albuquerque, NM, 1990-1991


B: Residency:


·         Pathology: University of New Mexico School of Medicine: 1990-1991


C: Internship:


·         University of New Mexico School of Medicine: 1989-1990





·         American Medical Association

·         American Society of Bariatric Physicians

·         The Obesity Society

·         The American Association for the Advancement of Science







A: Websites:

·         Holland, Mark, MD. "Medical Weight Loss" 2012. <>

·         Holland, Mark, MD. “An Experiment in Real-Time Online Book-Writing” 2012. <>

·         Holland, Mark, MD. “Albuquerque Weight Loss Goes ‘Online’” 2000. <>

·         Holland, Mark, MD. “Check Us Out on the Internet From America Online” 1995 or 1996. (I launched one of the very earliest medical internet sites at <>


B: Printed Media:


Holland, M.J. (2012). Scientific Weight Loss: Beyond the Cult of Calories.Unpublished (In-



Holland, M.  (2002). The Framingham Heart Study and Fat Myopia: How We Blew it on Weight 

   Loss in the 1990’s by Pushing Low-Fat too Much.  New Mexico Healthy Living, 11(5), 21-29.


Holland, M. J. (1997). Some Perspective on Fen-Phen and the Risks of Obesity. Diet Action

Newsletter, December, 1997. Rimes, Irvine, California


Holland, Mark John, MD (1997). An Open Letter to All my Patients Concerning the Voluntary Withdrawal of Fenfluramine (Pondimin) and dex-Fenfluramine (Redux) on September 15, 1997. Self-Published & directly mailed, 4 pages


Holland, Mark, MD (1995). Low-Fat Diets for Health and Weight Loss. Self-published for patients of my practice.



C: Interviews


Holland, Mark. “Kimberly Williams says 'I do' to real Hollywood diet”. By Mike Falcon. USA

Today: 2001. Print interview.




V: Areas of Professional Interest


·         Chronic Inflammation and Obesity

·         The Microbiome and Obesity

·         Fructose metabolism

·         Public Education About Obesity

·         Endocrine disruptors as obesigens

·         Telemedicine

·         Telebariatrics

·         HTML5 microdata for pharmaceutical product markup (via

·         HTML5 microdata for disease symptomology and diagnosis