Daniel N Holena, MD MCSE

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Department of Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Trauma Center
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Office: 414-955-1730
Fax: 414-955-0072
B.Sc. (Biology)
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
M.D. (Medicine)
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
R.C. (Clinical Research)
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 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

Bass G, Seamon M, Martin N, Holena D, Braslow B: Benefits of preoperative vaccinations. British Journal of Surgery 2021 (in press).

Bass G, Seamon M, Martin N, Holena D, Braslow B: Timing of surgery in SARS-CoV-2 positive patients. Anaesthesia 2021 (in press).

Kaufman EJ, Holena D, Koenig G, Martin ND, Maish GO 3rd, Moran BJ, Ratnasekera A, Stawicki SP, Timinski M, Brown J: Increase in motor vehicle crash severity: An unforeseen consequence of COVID-19. American Surgeon Oct. 13 2021 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1177/00031348211047466.

Kaufman EJ, Zebrowski AM, Holena DN, Loher P, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG: The short and the long of it: Timing of mortality for older adults in a state trauma system. Journal of Surgical Research July 16 2021 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2021.06.042.

Zebrowski AM, Hsu JY, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG: Developing a measure of overall intensity of injury care: A latent class analysis. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery July 2 2021 (Epub) Notes: doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000003321.

Hynes AM, Geng Z, Schmulevich D, Fox EE, Meador CL, Scantling DR, Holena DN, Abella BS, Young AJ, Holland S, Cacchione PZ, Wade CE, Cannon JW; PROMMTT Study Group: Staying on target: Maintaining a balanced resuscitation during damage-control resuscitation improves survival. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 91(5): 841-848, Nov. 1 2021.

Toyoda Y, Schweickert WD, Holena DN: Catamenial pneumothorax and tension pneumoperitoneum. Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery 91(4): e118-e119, Oct. 1 2021 Notes: Case Report.

Vasquez CR, Gupta S, Miano TA, Roche M, Hsu J, Yang W, Holena DN, Reilly JP, Schrauben SJ, Leaf DE, Shashaty MGS; STOP-COVID Investigators: Identification of distinct clinical subphenotypes in critically ill patients with COVID-19. Chest 160(3): 929-943, Sept. 2021 Notes: Epub May 6, 2021.

Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Dowzicky P, Scantling D, Holena D: Efficient evaluation of center-level emergency surgery performance using a high-yield procedure set: A step towards an EGS registry. American Journal of Surgery 222(3): 625-630, Sept. 2021 Notes: Epub Jan. 23, 2021.

Scantling D, Hatchimonji J, Kaufman E, Orji W, Holena D: Firearm violence, access to care and gentrification: A moving target for American trauma systems. Annals of Surgery 274(2): 209-217, Aug. 1 2021.

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Last updated: 11/03/2021
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