Daniel R. Holland, M.D.

Daniel R. Holland, M.D.
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Comprehensive and Pediatric Ophthalmology
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology

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Daniel R. Holland, MD"I try to treat every patient like they are my own family member. That is how I practice my medicine."

Daniel R. Holland MD is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and the pediatric specialist at the Stark EHNW site. He treats children and adults. Because of his special interest in pediatrics, Dr. Holland sought additional education and training through a Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. As a pediatric ophthalmology fellow, Dr. Holland performed significant and award-winning research in pediatric cataract surgery and retinopathy of premature infants.

Dr. Holland especially enjoys performing cataract surgery and addressing the refractive challenges that come with it. He has performed literally thousands of cataract surgeries since he began his career as an eye surgeon in 1994. Dr. Holland has an extremely low complication rate and performs a very efficient and safe surgical procedure for removing cataracts. Dr. Holland has taken on some of the most difficult cases with excellent results.

Dr. Holland grew up in Texas and studied electrical engineering as an undergraduate. After working for one year in the field, he decided that he needed to do something more people- oriented. He chose ophthalmology because it offered an ideal balance for him-- combining technical aspects with patient relationships.

Dr. Holland considers his patients new and old friends. The way you are successful in life is by building relationships with people and connecting with them. People are what matter. Dr. Holland is very approachable and can easily strike up conversation on a wide-range of topics with his patients-young and old. Being a father of seven has given him more than enough practice developing his patience and rapport with children. As a result, he has an excellent connection with his pediatric and adult patients because he is gentle, playful and down to earth.

Family is the focal point for Dr. Holland, and his wife, Heather. Heather stays home to school the children with the help of a home-school cooperative. When they want to play, the children have five wonderful acres to roam and explore. When the home requires maintenance or renovation, Dr. Holland likes putting his engineering and creative skills to work-a recent undertaking was constructing a pool deck.

Staying active is very important in this family, and they are passionate about sports: soccer, baseball, football and basketball. Most of the children play a sport, and Dr. Holland has coached many of their teams. The family also enjoys spending time in Sunriver where they can bike, golf, canoe and ski.

Church-life is central to the family as well, and Dr. Holland serves on his church's governing board.

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NAME: Daniel Ray Holland DATE: April 6, 2009
OFFICE ADDRESS: Eye Health Northwest
10819 Southeast Stark Street
Suite 200
Portland, Oregon 97216-3161
TELEPHONE: (503) 261-7273
FAX: (503) 252-1797
CURRENT POSITION: Physician and Surgeon
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, General Ophthalmology
Eye Health Northwest, Portland, Oregon
July 1998 to present

Member, Board of Directors, Eye Health Northwest, PC
Portland, Oregon
March 2001 to present

CLINICAL TRAINING: Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship
Storm Eye Institute, Charleston, South Carolina
The Medical University of South Carolina
July 1997 to July 1998

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texasv July 1994 to June 1997

Transitional Internship
Emanuel Hospital and Health Center, Portland, Oregon
June 1993 to June 1994

EDUCATION: Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
August 1989 to June 1993

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering,
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
August 1984 to December 1988

SPECIALTY DESIGNATION: Pediatric and Adult Ophthalmology
BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Board of Ophthalmology, 1999
LICENSURES: Medicine: Oregon, South Carolina (inactive), Texas (inactive).
VISX Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy, March 1997
Bausch & Lomb Lasik Certification, October 2000
1998 Consultant Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
1998 Consultant Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center
1998 Consultant Providence Portland Medical Center
1998 Consultant Providence Milwaukie Hospital
1998 Consultant Portland Adventist Medical Center
1998 Clinical Faculty Oregon Health Sciences University
2000 Consultant Willamette Falls Hospital
(1) American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
(2) American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
(3) American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
(4) American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
(5) American Medical Association
(6) Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology
(7) Multnomah County Medical Society
(1) Strabismus/Cataract Surgeon, Northwest Medical Teams, Oaxaca, Mexico, November 2002
(2) Internet and Education Committee, AAPOS, 2002-2003
(3) AAPOS Fellowship Research Award, 1999
(4) Buck Wierus Spirit Award, 1988
(5) National Directory of Who’s Who among American Colleges and Universities, 1988
(1) DIFFERENTIAL INTEROCULAR MODULATION DEPTH FAILS TO AUGMENT BINOCULAR BEAT RESPONSES IN STRABISMIC AMBLYOPIA -- Presented at the Annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Sarasota, Florida, May 11-14, 1992.
(2) UNILATERAL KERATOCONUS: INCIDENCE AND QUANTITATIVE TOPOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS -- Poster presentation at the Annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 21 - 24, 1995.
(3) EFFECT OF ONGOING AMBLYOPIA THERAPY ON SURGICAL OUTCOME IN ESOTROPIA – Presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Snowbird, Utah, March 13-17, 1996.
(4) IMPLANTATION OF ACRYLIC IOLS IN CHILDREN UTILIZING THE MUSTACHE FOLD – Paper presentation at the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Palm Springs, California, April 4-8, 1998.
(5) BILATERAL IOL IMPLANTATION IN A NEONATE: CAN IT BE DONE? SHOULD IT BE DONE? -- Presented at the 1998 Storm Eye Institute Alumni Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, June 3-4, 1998.
(6) VISUAL ACUITY AND SENSORY TESTING IN THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT -- Instruction course for ophthalmic technicians at the 1998 Storm Eye Institute Alumni Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, June 3-4, 1998.
(7) COLOR DOPPLER IMAGING OF THE CENTRAL RETINAL ARTERY IN PREMATURE INFANTS UNDERGOING EXAMINATION FOR RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY – Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Toronto, Canada, April 15-18, 1999.
(8) PEDIATRIC CATARACT AND GLAUCOMA COURSE -- (Co-Instructor) Joint Meeting of the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the XXII Congress of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida, October 24-27, 1999.
(9) VISUAL ACUITY AND SENSORY TESTING IN THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT -- Instruction course for ophthalmic technicians at the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology Postgraduate Convention 2000, Portland, Oregon, March 2-4, 2000.
BIBLIOGRAPHY (Peer Reviewed):
(1) Weakley DR, Holland DR. Effect of ongoing amblyopia therapy on surgical outcome in esotropia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1997;34:275-8.
(2) Holland DR, Maeda N, Hannush SB, Riveroll LH, Green MT, Klyce SD, Wilson SE. Unilateral keratoconus: Incidence and quantitative topographic analysis. Ophthalmol 1997;104:1409-13.
(3) Holland DR, Saunders RA, Bluestein EC, Kagemann LE, Hutchinson AK, Corson WD, Harris A. Color Doppler imaging of the central retinal artery in premature infants undergoing examination for ROP. J AAPOS 1999;3:194-8.
Contributions to Textbooks:
(1) Saunders RA, Holland DR. Inferior Rectus Muscle Palsy. Current Ocular Therapy 1999.

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