Daniel N Holena

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Director of Audiovisual Video Review , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Trauma Division
Faculty, The Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Faculty , Center for Emergency Care Policy Research
Representative , Department of Surgery, Telemedicine Committee
Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellow, Institute on Aging
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
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
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 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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