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Douglas S. Holsclaw, MD

Douglas S. Holsclaw, MD Provider Not Employed by Penn Medicine

Dr. Holsclaw is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Douglas S. Holsclaw

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Program
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics and Second Opinion Program

Board Certification:

  • Pediatrics, 1965

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
  • 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: Columbia University
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital-Children's Hospital of Ohio
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston


Advisory Health Board Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Governor's Appointment), Local American Academy of Pediatrics 1971-2002 - Section on Diseases of the Chest 1981-1993 - Executive Committee 1996-2000 - Section on Home Health, International American Heart Association, Section on Cardio-Pulmonary Diseases, National American Lung Association of Philadelphia and Montgomery County 1975-1988 - Subcommittee on Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases 1989-1998 - Asthma Camp Committee, Local American Thoracic Society 1970-present - Pediatric Assembly 1975-1977 - Audiovisual Committee 1977-1981 - Component Committee on Education , International College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 1971-1977 - Member, Professional Education Committee, Medical 1973-1977 - Member, Medical Advisory Council and Young Adult Services Committee 1974-1982 - Member, Delaware Valley Chapter Medical Advisory Council 1976-1985 - Member, Clinical Training Committee 1977-1982 - Member, Center Committee 1982-1983 - Task Force on Centers and Research 1982-1986 - Member, Medical Advisory Council and Center Directors Representative (Elected) , National Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, National Laennec Society of Philadelphia, Local PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics 1987-1990 - Chronic Illness and Disabilities Committee 1991-1992 - Hospital Quality Management Committee, Local Pennsylvania Department of Health Division of Rehabilitation 1986 - Committee on Home Antibiotic Therapy 1978 - Committee on Nutritional Supplementation 1974-1996 - Cystic Fibrosis Center Advisory Committee, Local Philadelphia Pediatric Society 1988-1991 - Board of Directors Executive Committee 1988-1991 - Children's Health Initiative Task Force, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Holsclaw is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Patton SR, Graham JL, Holsclaw, D. Jr., Varlotta L: Survey of professional expectations pf developmental task achievement of cystic fibrosis self-care in children Pediatric Pulmonology 40 : 135-140,2005.

Patton SR, Graham JL, Holsclaw D Jr, Varlotta L: Survey of professionals' expectation of developmental task achievement of cystic fibrosis self-care in children Pediatric Pulmonology 40 (2): 135-140,2005.

Pourmoghadam KK, Moore JW, Khan M, Geary EM, Mada N, Wolfson BJ, deChadarevian JP, Holsclaw DS, Jacobs ML: Congenital unilateral pulmonary venous atresia: definitive diagnosis and treatment Pediatric Cardiology 24 : 73-79,2003.

Patton SR, Grahn JL, Varlotta L, Holsclaw, D, Jr.: Measuring self-care independence in children with cystric fibrosis. The Self-Care Independence Scale (SCIS) Pediatric Pulomonology 36 (2): 123-130,2003.

Strauss EC, Warren JF, Margolis TP, Holsclaw DS: Diagnosis of conjunctival B-cell lymphoma by polymerase chain reaction heteroduplex analysis American Journal of Ophthalmology 136 (1): 207-209,2003.

McLeod SD, Holsclaw D, Lee S: Refractive, topographic, and visual effects of flap amputation following laser in situ keratomileusis Archives of Ophthalmology 120 (9): 1213-1217,2002.

Stutman HR, Nussbaum E, Lieberman JM, Mark MI: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cystic Fibrosis Study Group: Antibiotic prophylaxis in infants and young children with cyctic fibrosis Journal of Pediatrics 140 : 299-305,2002.

Ward SA, Tomezsko JL, Holsclaw DS, Paolone AM: Energy expenditure and substrate utilization in adults with cystic fibrosis and diabetes mellitus American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 63 : 913-919,1999.

Garcia FV, Galindo LM, Holsclaw DS, Jr.: Breast abnormalities in patients with cystic fibrosis: previously unrecognized changes Annals of Diagnostic Pathology 2 : 281-285,1998.

Holsclaw, DS, Jr., Torcato B: Acute pulmonary edema in juvenile diabetic ketoacidosis Pediatric Pulmonology 24 : 438-443,1997.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
120 PHI Building
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-9793
Fax: 215-243-3625
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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