Professor Andrew J A Holland

Professor of Paediatric Surgery
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 1908
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Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Andrew Holland qualified MB, BS from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical and the University of London in 1988, after obtaining a BSc with Honours in Anatomy from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School of the same university in 1985. Following his initial postgraduate surgical training in London and Oxford, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1992. Migrating to Australia, he trained in General and Paediatric Surgery in Perth, Adelaide and Sydney before obtaining his FRACS in Paediatric Surgery in 1998. As a Surgeon Scientist Scholar of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, he was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney in 2002. In the same year he commenced as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney and Senior Staff Specialist at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. He obtained a degree in Educational Studies in 2004 and became foundation Director of The Children’s Hospital Burns Research Institute a year later. Promoted to Associate Professor in 2005, he was given a personal chair in Paediatric Surgery in 2010. Professor Holland has over 200 publications in the peer reviewed literature and has been awarded collaborative international research grants and scholarships.

Research interests

Paediatric burns and trauma; neonatal surgery and developmental outcomes; hypospadias.

Teaching areas

Paediatric skills training; use of technology and enhanced learning outcomes.

Current national competitive grants*

2014

Understanding burn injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: treatment, access to services and outcomes.
Ivers R, Holland A, Kimble R, Clapham K, Lo S, Daniels J, Hendrie D
NHMRC Project Grant ($872,802 over 4 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

Publications

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

2014

   
  • Holland, A., Ward, D., La Hei, E., Harvey, J. (2014), Laser Doppler Line Scan Burn Imager (LDLS-BI): Sideways move or a step ahead?. Burns. 40(1), 113-119. [Abstract]

2013

   
  • Bidarkar, S., Wood, J., Cohen, R., Holland, A. (2013), Role of simulation for paediatric proceduralists: Practice makes perfect or trial and error?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(2), 94-98. [Abstract]
  • Chan, Q., Barzi, F., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2013), Functional and Cosmetic Outcome of Full vs Split Thickness Skin Grafts in Pediatric Palmar Surface Burns: A Prospective, Independent Evaluation. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 34(2), 232-236. [Abstract]
  • Taylor, N., Cass, D., Holland, A. (2013), Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: Has anything changed?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(1), 33-37. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2013), Report of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, together with the Australian and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. , 2484-2485. [Abstract]
  • Maheshwari, R., Trivedi, A., Walker, K., Holland, A. (2013), Retrospective cohort study of long-gap oesophageal atresia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(10), 845-849. [Abstract]
  • Menon, S., Li, Z., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2013), The use of the Meek technique in conjunction with cultured epithelial autograft in the management of major paediatric burns. Burns. 39(4), 674-679. [Abstract]
  • Wu, C., Tan, A., Maze, D., Holland, A. (2013), Instant hot noodles: Do they need to burn?. Burns. 39(2), 363-368. [Abstract]
  • Uppal, P., Holland, A., Bajuk, B., Abdel-Latif, M., Jaffe, A., Hilder, L., Lui, K., Oei, J. (2013), The association between maternal country of birth and neonatal intensive care unit outcomes. Early Human Development. 89(8), 607-614. [Abstract]
  • Mitchell, R., Curtis, K., Holland, A., Balogh, Z., Evans, J., Wilson, K. (2013), Acute costs and predictors of higher treatment costs for major paediatric trauma in New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(7), 557-563. [Abstract]
  • Scott, K., Charles, A., Holland, A. (2013), Clinical embryology teaching: is it relevant anymore?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 83(10), 709-712. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Halliday, R., Badawi, N., Stewart, J., Holland, A. (2013), Early developmental outcome following surgery for oesophageal atresia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(6), 467-470. [Abstract]
  • D'Cruz, R., Martin, H., Holland, A. (2013), Medical management of paediatric burn injuries: Best practice part 2. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(9), E397-404. [Abstract]
  • Mitchell, R., Curtis, K., Chong, S., Holland, A., Soundappan, S., Wilson, K., Cass, D. (2013), Comparative analysis of trends in paediatric trauma outcomes in New South Wales, Australia. Injury. 44(1), 97-103. [Abstract]
  • Ofri, A., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2013), Pediatric upper aero-digestive and respiratory tract burns. International Journal of Burns and Trauma. 3(4), 209-213. [Abstract]
  • Kim, L., Martin, H., Holland, A. (2013), Introduction of new techniques in burn care in Australia and New Zealand: A survey. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 83(11), 802-803.
  • Wilcox, C., D'Cruz, R., Holland, A. (2013), Polyorchism in association with an undescended testis and testicular atrophy: Report of a unique case and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 1:1, e7-e9.

2012

   
  • Holland, A. (2012), Report of the 45th annual meeting, pacific association of pediatric surgeons, shanghai, china, june 3rd-7th, 2012. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47(12), 2302-2303. [Abstract]
  • D'Cruz, R., La Hei, E., Holland, A. (2012), Severe burns from alkali drain cleaner. Medical Journal of Australia. 197(8), 446. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2012), Comment on: Investigation prior to thyroglossal duct cyst excision. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 94(6), 452. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Holland, A., Halliday, R., Badawi, N. (2012), Which high-risk infants should we follow-up and how should we do it?. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(9), 789-793. [Abstract]
  • Wilson, B., Cheney, L., Patel, B., Holland, A. (2012), Appendicectomy at a children's hospital: what has changed over a decade?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 82(9), 639-643. [Abstract]
  • Menon, S., Ward, D., Harvey, J., Hei, E., Holland, A. (2012), Friction Burns in Children: Does Laser Doppler Imaging Have a Role?. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 33(6), 736-740. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Badawi, N., Halliday, R., Stewart, J., Sholler, G., Winlaw, D., Sherwood, M., Holland, A. (2012), Early Developmental Outcomes following Major Noncardiac and Cardiac Surgery in Term Infants: A Population-Based Study. The Journal of Pediatrics. 161(4), 748-752. [Abstract]
  • Chan, Q., Barzi, F., Cheney, L., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2012), Burn size estimation in children: still a problem. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 24(2), 181-186. [Abstract]
  • Kim, L., Martin, H., Holland, A. (2012), Medical management of paediatric burn injuries: Best practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(4), 290-295. [Abstract]
  • Hassett, S., Smith, G., Holland, A. (2012), Prune belly syndrome. Pediatric Surgery International. 28(3), 219-228. [Abstract]
  • Chan, Q., Harvey, J., Graf, N., Godfrey, C., Holland, A. (2012), The correlation between time to skin grafting and hypertrophic scarring following an acute contact burn in a porcine model. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 33(2), e43-e48. [Abstract]

2011

   
  • Sandler, G., Nguyen, L., Lam, L., Manglick, M., Soundappan, S., Holland, A. (2011), Trampoline trauma in children: is it preventable?. Pediatric Emergency Care. 27(11), 1052-1056. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Badawi, N., Holland, A., Halliday, R. (2011), Developmental outcomes following major surgery: What does the literature say?. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 47(11), 766-70. [Abstract]
  • Kokabi, N., Price, N., Smith, G., Gibbons, P., Holland, A. (2011), Ureteral triplication: A rare anomaly with a variety of presentations. Journal of pediatric urology. 7(4), 484-7. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Halliday, R., Badawi, N., Holland, A. (2011), Reply to letter to the editor. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. , 1299. [Abstract]
  • Wilson, B., Holland, A. (2011), Comment on Turowski et al.: delayed diagnosis of imperforate anus: an unacceptable morbidity. Pediatric surgery international. 27(4), 443-4. [Abstract]
  • Rajan, V., Abeyasundara, S., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2011), Exhaust burns in children. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 37(2), 273-6. [Abstract]
  • Cheney, L., Patel, B., Lam, A., Arbuckle, S., Morris, J., Holland, A. (2011), Extralobar pulmonary sequestration in association with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: an unusual abdominal mass. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81, 556-558.
  • Quinn, L., Holland, A. (2011), Burns Trauma. In: Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics. (pp.1391-1407).Australia: Mosby Australia.
  • Abeyasundara, S., Rajan, V., Lam, L., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2011), The changing pattern of pediatric burns. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 32(2), 178-184. [Abstract]

2010

   
  • Soundappan, S., Holland, A., Lam, L., Roy, G., Evans, J., Adams, S., Cass, D. (2010), Off-Road Vehicle Trauma in Children: A New South Wales Perspective. Pediatric emergency care. 26(12), 909-13. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Halliday, R., Holland, A., Karskens, C., Badawi, N. (2010), Early developmental outcome of infants with infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(12), 2369-2372. [Abstract]
  • Nguyen, K., Ward, D., Lam, L., Holland, A. (2010), Laser Doppler Imaging prediction of burn wound outcome in children: Is it possible before 48h?. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. 36(6), 793-8. [Abstract]
  • Jiwane, A., Holland, A. (2010), A twist in the line could save time: insertion of central venous access catheter. ANZ Journal of Surgery. , 664-665. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Walker, K., Badawi, N. (2010), Gastroschisis: an update. Pediatric surgery international. 26(9), 871-8. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Fitzgerald, D. (2010), Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula: current management strategies and complications. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 11(2), 100-107. [Abstract]
  • Wilson, B., Etheridge, C., Soundappan, S., Holland, A. (2010), Delayed diagnosis of anorectal malformations: are current guidelines sufficient?. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 46(5), 268-72. [Abstract]
  • Sandler, G., Leishman, S., Branson, H., Buchan, C., Holland, A. (2010), Body wall thickness in adults and children-Relevance to penetrating trauma. Injury. 41(0), 506-9. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2010), Surgical workforce 2009 – a call to arms. Surgical News. , 38.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Lim et al: Seminal vesicle cyst, vas deferens ectopia, pelvic kidney and cryptorchidism. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(11), 2287.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Agrawal et al: Mesenteric cyst with small bowel volvulus. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(11), 2286.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Usmar et al: Pediatric Dupuytren's disease. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(11), 2284.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Rotman et al: Congenital unilateral absence of the vas deferens. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(9), 1925.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Ergun et al:Isolated perineal lymphangioma: a unique perineal mass. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45:5, 1064.
  • Holland, A. (2010), Comment on Parelkar et al: Fetus in fetu with common bile duct injury: a case report and review of literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 45(3), 664.
  • Kim, L., Ward, D., Lam, L., Holland, A. (2010), The impact of laser Doppler imaging on time to grafting decisions in pediatric burns. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 31(2), 328-332. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2010), Re: Surgical harassment. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 80(1-2), 113. [Abstract]

2009

   
  • Kim, L., Maze, D., Adams, S., Guitonich, S., Connolly, S., Darton, A., Holland, A. (2009), Paediatric treadmill injuries: an increasing problem. The Medical journal of Australia. , 516. [Abstract]
  • Kiely, C., Holland, A., Cole, A., Winlaw, D., Sholler, G. (2009), Transposition of the Great Arteries, Interrupted Inferior Vena Cava and Intestinal Atresia: A New Association?. Heart, lung & circulation. 18(0), 365-7. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Ron, O., Pierro, A., Drake, D., Curry, J., Kiely, E., Spitz, L. (2009), Surgical outcomes of esophageal atresia without fistula for 24 years at a single institution. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 44(10), 1928-1932. [Abstract]
  • Cho, J., Adams, S., Holland, A. (2009), Furniture injuries in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(9), 505-508. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2009), Images for surgeons: abdominal aortic aneurysm, inguinal hernias and emphysema. ANZ Journal of Surgery. , 497. [Abstract]
  • Wong, A., Vieten, D., Singh, S., Harvey, J., Holland, A. (2009), Long-term outcome of asymptomatic patients with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. Pediatric Surgery International. 25(6), 479-485. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Soundappan, S., Cass, D. (2009), Comment on: "Missed injury and the tertiary trauma survey" [Injury 2008; 39:107-114]. Injury. , 110. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2009), Foreign bodies with lead require immediate removal. AAP News. 30(1), 21.
  • Holland, A. (2009), Should we excise the foreskin?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(1-2), 89.
  • Jacombs, A., Cross, K., Wilkins, B., Holland, A. (2009), Supraventricular tachycardia as a presenting feature of volvulus in a 15 month old boy. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 45(6), 389-390.
  • Rajan, V., Bartlett, N., Harvey, J., Martin, H., La Hei, E., Arbuckle, S., Godfrey, C., Holland, A. (2009), Delayed Cooling of an Acute Scald Contact Burn Injury in a Porcine Model: Is it Worthwhile?. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 30(4), 729-734. [Abstract]

2008

   
  • Jiwane, A., Holland, A., Soundappan, S., Arnold, J. (2008), An unusual case of bilious vomiting in a neonate. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 44(12), 747-749. [Abstract]
  • Tomkins, K., Holland, A. (2008), Electrical burn injuries in children. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 44(12), 727-730. [Abstract]
  • Kim, L., Holland, A., Srinivasan, S., Cowell, C., Benn, D., Robinson, B. (2008), Paediatric bilateral adrenal phaeochromocytomas in association with a novel mutation in the von Hippel Lindau gene. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 44(9), 514-516. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Abubacker, M., Smith, G., Cass, D. (2008), Management of urethrocutaneous fistula following hypospadias repair. Pediatric surgery international. 24, 1047-51. [Abstract]
  • Yapo, B., Gerges, B., Holland, A. (2008), Investigation and management of suspected urachal anomalies in children. Pediatric Surgery International. 24(5), 589-592. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Soundappan, S., Oldmeadow, W. (2008), Videoconferencing surgical tutorials: bridging the gap. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 78(4), 297-301. [Abstract]
  • Howman-Giles, R., Holland, A., Mihm, D., Montfort, J., Arbuckle, S., Kellie, S. (2008), Somatic malignant transformation in a sacrococcygeal teratoma in a child and the use of F(18)FDG PET imaging. Pediatric surgery international. 24(0), 475-8. [Abstract]
  • Walker, K., Badawi, N., Hamid, C., Vora, A., Halliday, R., Taylor, C., Shi, E., Roy, G., Simpson, E., Holland, A. (2008), A population-based study of the outcome after small bowel atresia/stenosis in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 1992-2003. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43(3), 484-488. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2008), Comment on Kubota et al.: Focal intestinal perforation in extremely-low-birth-weight neonates: etiological consideration from histological findings. Pediatric surgery international. 24(3), 387. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Tarran, S., Medbury, H., Guiffre, A. (2008), Are Fibrocytes Present in Pediatric Burn Wounds?. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 29(4), 619-26. [Abstract]
  • Jones, V., Holland, A., Oldmeadow, W. (2008), Inductive teaching method-an alternate method for small group learning. Medical Teacher. 30(8), 246-249. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Abubacker, M., Smith, G., Cass, D. (2008), Beyond the Abstract - Management of Urethrocutaneous Fistula Following Hypospadias Repair. UroToday. 18 November, 0.
  • Bartlett, N., Yuan, J., Holland, A., Harvey, J., Martin, H., La Hei, E., Arbuckle, S., Godfrey, C. (2008), Optimal Duration of Cooling for an Acute Scald Contact Burn Injury in a Porcine Model. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 29(5), 828-34. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A. (2008), Management of pediatric retropharyngeal infections: nonsurgical vs surgical. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 957.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Should we excise the foreskin?. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 79(1-2), 89.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Training in paediatric trauma: the problem of safer societies. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 42, 270.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Chronic diarrhea: a presentation of immature neuroblastoma. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 1762.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Blunt chest trauma in childhood. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 955-956.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Neurotrauma in childhood. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 956.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Paraumbilical block for umbilical herniorrhaphy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 959.
  • Holland, A. (2008), Rural surgical training in Australia and update: rural and remote surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. , 619-620.
  • Holland, A. (2008), A child with recurrent abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 43, 1415.