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Daniel N Holena, MD MCSE

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

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51 N 39th Street;Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7323
Fax: 215-243-3221
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, 2014.
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

Kaufman EJ, Holena DN: Non-Operative Management of Splenic Injuries: ICU Utilization and Mortality in a State Trauma System. 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress February 2016.

Holena DN: The problem of Precedence: Examining the Composition of the Failure to Rescue Metric in Trauma. 29th EAST Annual Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, TX Jan 2016.

Holena, D. N., Earl-Royal, E., Delgado, M. K., Sims, C. A., Pascual, J. L., Hsu, J. Y., Carr, B. G., Reilly, P. M., Wiebe, D.: Failure to rescue in trauma: Coming to terms with the second term. Injury-International Journal of the Care of the Injured 47(1): 77-82, 2016.

Pascual JL, Hochman BR, Barry ME, Lane-Fall MB, Allen SR, Holena DN, Kaplan LJ, Smith BP: Handoffs in the Intensive Care Unit: Are Off Hours a Vulnerable Time. American Journal of Medical Quality December 2015.

Kuo Lindsay E, Simmons Kristina D, Holena Daniel N, Karakousis Giorgos, Kelz Rachel R: A risk prediction model for mortality in the moribund general surgical patient. Journal of critical care 30(2): 310-4, Apr 2015.

Sonnenberg Elizabeth M, Reinke Caroline E, Bartlett Edmund K, Collier Karole T, Karakousis Giorgos C, Holena Daniel N, Kelz Rachel R: Wind, water, wound, walk--do the data deliver the dictum? Journal of surgical education 72(1): 164-9, Jan-Feb 2015.

Shashaty MG, Kalkan E, Bellamy S, Reilly JP, Holena DN, Cummins K, Lanken PN, Feldman HI, Reilly PM, Udupa JK, Christie JD.: Computed Tomography-Defined Abdominal Adiposity Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Trauma Patients. SCCM 2015.

44. Martin ND, Ramaswamy T, Marks J, Collins T, O'connor N, Casarett D, Holena DN, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Kaplan L: The Critical Illness Mortality Inflection Point During Prolonged Surgical ICU Length of Sta. ACS, NSQIP Scientific Meeting 2015.

Pisa M, Collins T, Saucier J, Holena DN, Sicoutris C, Reilly P, Kohl B, Martin N. Stress: Stress (Subjective Transfer Risk Evaluation Severity Score) Accurately Predicts ICU Readmission. SCCM 2015.

Marks JA, Hatchimonji J, Kim P, Holena DN, Pascual JL, Reilly PM. : Concomitant Injuries In Patients With Devastating Head Injuries Do Not Preclude Organ Donation. ASC 2015.

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Last updated: 03/10/2016
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