Daniel N Holena, MD MCSE

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Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery
Graduate Group Affiliations

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, 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

Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Sharoky C, Ma L, Garcia A, Holena D: Failure to Rescue in Surgical Patients: A Review for Acute Care Surgeons. Journal of Trauma 2019 (in press).

Shashaty M, Reilly J, Faust H, Forker C, Ittner C, Zhang P, Hotz M, Fitzgerald D, Yang W, Anderson B, Holena D, Lanken P, Christie J, Meyer N, Mangalmurti N : Plasma receptor interacting protein kinase-3 levels are associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome in sepsis and trauma: a cohort study. Critical Care 2019 (in press).

Holena D: The Impact of Interhospital Transfer on Mortality Benchmarking at Level III and IV Trauma Centers: A Step Towards Shared Mortality Attribution in a Statewide System American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery, Dallas, Texas Sept 2019.

Kaufman E, Holena D: Outcomes after abdominal surgery for trauma in obese patients. Shock Society Meeting, Coronado, CA June 2019.

Hatchimonji J, Holena DN, Kaufman E, Garcia AE, Sharoky CE: A contemporary analysis of delayed diagnoses after traumatic injury: The role of operative therapy. Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA April 2019.

Tung L, Seamon M, Holena DN, Kaplan L, Reilly PM, Niels M: Does Contemporary General Surgery Training Include Sufficient Operative Trauma Experience? Association of Program Directors in Surgery Annual Meeting April 2019.

Sharoky CE, Martin ND, Smith BP, Pascual JL, Kaplan LJ, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The location and timing of failure to rescue events across a statewide trauma system. Journal of Surgical Research 2019(235): 529-35, Mar 2019.

Asfaw SH, Martin ND, Seamon MJ, Pascual JL, Reilly PM, Holena DN: Is it cool to cool post cardiac arrest trauma patients? The American Surgeon: Brief Reports 85(3), March 2019.

Vasquez C; Forker C; Dunn T; Meyer N; Holena D; Lanken P; Reilly JP; Feldman H; Christie JD; Shashaty M : Plasma adipokine levels are associated with acute kidney injury after severe trauma Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA Feb. 2019.

Laytin AD, Clarke D, Wärnberg MG, Kong VY, Bruce JL, Laing G, Holena DN, Julliard CJ : The Search for a Simple Injury Score to Reliably Discriminate the Risk of In-Hospital Mortality in South Africa. 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, TX Feb. 2019.

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Last updated: 08/14/2019
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