Daniel N Holena

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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
Graduate Group Affiliations
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in General Surgery , New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell School of Medicine, New York, NY , 2002-2003.
Resident in General Surgery , New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill- Cornell School of Medicine, New York, NY , 2003-2007.
Fellowship in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care , University Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2007-2009.
Certification in General Surgery, American Board of Surgery , 2008.
Certification in Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery , 2009.
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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

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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