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Daniel N. Holena, MD

Daniel N. Holena, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Dr. Holena is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2007
  • Surgical Critical Care, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Emergency General Surgery
  • Emergency Trauma
  • Surgical Critical Care

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.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: State University of New York at Stony Brook
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, National American College of Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National Association for Academic Surgery, National Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, National European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery, International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, Local Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research, National Society of Critical Care Medicine, National Society of University Surgeons Scholarship Committee, National Society of University Surgeons, National Society of University Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Holena is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

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:

Marcaccio C, Dumas RP, Huang Y, Wang GJ, Holena DN: Delayed endovascular aortic repair is associated with reduced in-hospital mortality in patients with blunt thoracic aortic injury Journal of Vascular Surgery : 2018.

Chreiman KM, Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Kim PK, Reilly PM, Kaplan LJ, Christie JD, Holena DN: The IOs have it: A prospective observational study of vascular access success rates in patients in extremis using video review Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery : 2018.

Sangal R, Holena D: Man in motor vehicle collision Journal of Emergency Medicine : 2018.

Holena DN, Dumas RP, Kaufman EJ, Huang Y, Wiebe DJ, Reilly PM, Christie JD: Cardiac complications and failure to rescue after injury in a mature statewide trauma system: Identifying opportunities for improvement ESTES 2018, Valencia, Spain : 2018.

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 199 : 115-122,2018.

Mackay EJ, Stubna MD, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan LJ, Cannon JW.: In Response Anesthesia and Analgesia : 2018.

Bores SA, Pajerowski W, Carr BG, Holena D, Meisel ZF, Mechem CC, Band RA: The Association of Prehospital Intravenous Fluids and Mortality in Patients and Penetrating Trauma Journal of Emergency Medicine : 2018.

Dumas R, Holena DN, Smith BP, Jafari D, Seamon MJ, Reilly PM, Qasim Z, Cannon JW: Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta: Assessing need in an urban trauma center Journal of Surgical Research : 2018.

MacKay EJ, Stubna MD, Holena DN, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan LJ, Cannon JW: In response Anesthesia & Analgesia 126 (2): 728-729,2018.

EJ Kaufmann, A Ertefaie, DS Small, Holena DN, MK Delgado: Comparative effectiveness of initial treatment at a trauma center vs. neurosurgery-capable non-trauma center for severe, isolated head injury Journal of American College of Surgeons : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th St., Suite 120

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7323
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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