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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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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
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

Smith BP, Fick CE, Holena DN: Fractured Care and Outcomes After Injury: National Estimates of 30-day Hospital Readmissions and Mortality. Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV. February 2017.

Sharoky CE, Kaufman EJ, Jacoby SF, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Police Transport of Bluntly Injured Trauma Patients in Philadelphia, 2006-2015. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV February 2017.

Kuo L, Frank B, Sharoky C, Holena DN: MRI Overuse? A critical Appraisal of a Statewide Trauma System Cervical Spine Management. 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, NV February 2017.

DiSanto T, Reilly JP, Forker C, Christie JD, Holena DN, Lanken P, Shashaty M.: Modest Early Elevations in Creatine Kinase are Associated with Acute Kidney Injury after Trauma. Critical Care Congress. Honolulu, Hawaii. 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. (In Submission). Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2017.

Carr BG, Bowman A, Wolff C, Mullen MT, Holena DN, Branas CC, Wiebe DJ: Disparities in Access To Trauma Care in the United States: A Population-Based Analysis. Injury 2017.

Wiebe DJ, Holena DN, Delgado MK, Geiger J, McWilliams N, Carr BG. : The Pennsylvania Trauma Outcomes Study Risk-Adjusted Mortality Model: Results of a Statewide Benchmarking Program. The American Surgeon. 2017.

Kauffman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Holena DN. : Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System. Surgical Infection December 2016.

Holena DN, Reilly PM, Jacoby SF: Towards a Broader View of Police Prehospital Transport. Journal of Trauma December 2016.

Kauffman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG: Lead Time Bias and Interhospital Transfer After Injury: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients. Journal of the American College of Surgeons December 2016.

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Last updated: 01/24/2017
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