Daniel N Holena, MD MCSE

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th St., Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7323
Fax: 215-243-3221
Education:
B.Sc.
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
M.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
R.C.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania (2013-Present), 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Daniel Holena is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He received his General Surgery training at Cornell, and completed is fellowship in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Holena specializes in the treatment of traumatic injury, emergency general surgery conditions, and surgical critical care. His research interests include outcomes after emergency general surgery and triage biomarkers in acute trauma.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Holena's research interests encompass the study of quality of care after injury. He has a specific interest in the methodology used for risk-adjusting trauma morbidity, mortality, and failure to rescue.

Selected Publications

Nunn AM, Pascual JL, Hatchimonji J, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Holena DN, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Martin ND, Schwab CW: Boarding ICU patients: Are our rounding practices subpar? American Journal of Surgery June 10 2017 (Epub).

Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Carr BG, Sharoky CE, Delgado, MK, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Patient characteristics and temporal trends in police transport of blunt trauma patients: A multicenter retrospective cohort study. Prehospital & Emergency Care Page: 1-7, June 29 2017 (Epub).

Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Richmond TS. Holena DN: A safe haven for the injured? Urban trauma care at the intersection of healthcare, law enforcement, and race. Social Science & Medicine May 18 2017 (Epub).

Resnick S, Seamon MJ, Holena D, Pascual J, Reilly PM, Martin ND: Early declaration of death by neurologic criteria results in greater organ donor potential. Journal of Surgical Research 218: 29-34, Oct. 2017 Notes: (Epub May 12, 2017).

Holena DN, Kauffman EJ, Delgado MK, Carr BG, Wiebe DJ, Christie JD, Reilly PM: A metric of our own: Failure to rescue after trauma. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 83(4): 698-704, Oct. 2017.

Mackay EM, Dutton R, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Cannon J: Abnormal calcium levels during trauma resuscitation are associated with increased mortality, increased blood products use, and greater hospital resource consumption: A pilot investigation. Anesthesia & Analgesia 125(3): 895-901, Sept. 2017 Notes: (Epub May 2017).

Jacoby S, Kaufman E, Holena DN, Branas C. : Beyond survival: the Boarder Context of Police Hospital Transport of Victims of Penetrating Injury. SAVIR Annual Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. September 2017.

Earl-Royal EC, Kaufman EJ, Hanlon AL, Holena DN, Rising KL, Kit Delgado M: Factors associated with hospital admission after an emergency department treat and release visit for older adults with injuries. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 35(9): 1252-1257, Sept. 2017 Notes: (Epub Mar. 21, 2017).

Kauffman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ: Patient experiences of trauma resuscitation. JAMA Surgery 152(9): 843-850, Sept. 1 2017 Notes: (Epub Mar. 2017).

Sharoky CE, Bailey EA, Sellers MM, Kaufman EJ, Sinnamon AJ, Wirtalla CJ, Holena DN: Outcomes of hospitalized patients undergoing emergency general surgery remote from admission. Surgery 162(3): 612-619, Sept. 2017 Notes: (Epub July 6, 2017).

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Last updated: 10/09/2017
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