Celeste Marie Hollands, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Surgery Clinic : 806-743-7344
Surgery Clinic: Covenant Children’s Hospital. 4102 24th Street, Suite 508
Dr. Hollands is Associate Professor of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock Texas. She practices Pediatric General Surgery at Covenant Children's Hospital.
Dr. Hollands completed medical school at the University of South Alabama and completed her surgical residency at The Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a Pediatric Trauma fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Miami Children’s Hospital. She served on the surgical faculty as Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, where her research focused on developing pediatric robotic surgical procedures. She served on the faculty of the University at Buffalo, Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo as Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics where she was Director of the Miniature Access Surgery Center and Director of Trauma. She served on the faculty at the University of South Alabama as Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Pediatric Surgery at the University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital.
She is a member of the American College of Surgeons and Association for Surgical Education Medical Student Core Curriculum Steering Committee and is active in leadership and committee service in the Association of Women Surgeons, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Association for Surgical Education, American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery. Her clinical interests are advanced minimally invasive surgery and neonatal surgery. Her interests outside of medicine include hanging out with her dog, traveling, gardening and cooking.
Advanced minimally invasive surgery and neonatal surgery.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Trauma Fellow. 1996.
Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL. Pediatric Surgery Fellow. 1998.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Internal Medicine – PGY 1.
The Graduate Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. General Surgery. 1995.
University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Alabama. 1989.
Board Certification: General Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
2010. Mentor Summer Medical Student Research Program. University of South Alabama. Helped student develop a database and research protocol for AlloDerm for Repair of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects in Neonates and Children.
2009. PI. A Prospective, Single-blind, Randomized, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fibrin Sealant Grifols (FS Grifols) as an Adjunct to Hemostasis During Parenchymous and Soft Tissue Open Surgeries.
2008-2009. PI. An Open-label Pharmacokinetic Study of Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen in Children Ages 6-17 With Moderate to Moderately Severe Postoperative Pain.
In The News:
A Parsee, S Ross, K Kichler, N Gantt, C Hollands. General Surgery Career Resource. Am J Surg, 2013, 206 (5):719-723.
H Sanfey, C Hollands, N Gantt. Strategies for Building an Effective Mentoring Relationship. Am J Surg, 2013, 206 (5):714-718.
H Sanfey, C Hollands. Career Development Resource:promotion to Associate Professor. Am J Surg, 2012, 204 (1):130-134.
K Chivukula, C Hollands. Human Acellular Dermal Matrix for Neonates with Complex Abdominal Wall Defects:Short and Long-Term Outcomes. American Surgeon 2012; 78 (7):346-384(3)
Hollands C. (2017) Minimally Invasive Support for Placement of Ventricular Shunts. In: Walsh D., Ponsky T., Bruns N. (eds) The SAGES Manual of Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery. pp 621-631. Springer, Cham. 28 December 2016.
CM Hollands. Simulation Center Administration. In Textbook of Simulation: Surgical Skills and Team Training. Edited by Tsuda S., Scott, DJ., Jones DB. Cine-Med 2012, Chapter 48.
Esposito C, Hollands C, Lima M, Settimi A, Valla JS , Ed. Videochirurgia pediatrica: Principi di tecnica in laparoscopic, toracoscopia e retroperitoneoscopia pedatrica. 2010.
CM Hollands. Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy. In The Essentials in Pediatric Endoscopic Surgery, Saxena, Hollwarth, 2009:221-227.
CM Hollands. Vomiting in an Infant. In Surgery A Competency-Based Companion, Mann BD 2009:516-522.
CM Hollands. Robotics in Pediatric Surgery. In Handbook of Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery, Esposito, Settimi 2006:223-252.
CM Hollands. Robotic Pediatric Surgery. In A Primer of Robotic Surgery, 1st Edition, Ballantyne, Marescaux, Giulianotti 2004:181-187.
Stephanie Kapfer, JL Tantoco, CM Hollands. Robotic Surgery. In Pediatric Surgery, 4th Edition, Ashcraft, Holcomb, and Murphy 2005:1105-1115.
CM Hollands, MA Hoffman. Congenital Anomalies of the Intestine. In Clinical Pediatric Gastroenterology, Altschuler and Liacorus, Ed. 1998: 155-163.
T Biermann, C Hollands. Laparoscopoic Extraction of Intraluminal Magnets in a Pediatric Patient. Accepted for presentation at Southeastern Surgical Congress Program February 2017, Nashville, TN
CM Hollands. Expert Panel: Education in Minimally Invasive Surgery: Your Pediatric Surgery Fellow is Counting on You-Moderator and Applying CME and Evidence Based Principles to Training –Presenter IPEG May 2016 Fukuokoa Japan.
CM Hollands, C Prestigiacomo. PS 102:Entrustable Professional Activities and Milestones: New Strategies for Surgical Teaching in the Operating Room Panel Moderator and Presenter at ACS Clinical Congress Oct 2015.
A Campbell, CM Hollands. PS310: Surgical Heroes of the Next 100 Years: Will They Be Different? Panel Co-moderator at ACS Clinical Congress 2013.
K Chivukula, C Hollands. Human Acellular Dermal Matrix for Neonates with Complex Abdominal Wall Defects:Short and Long-Term Outcomes. Presented at the Southeastern Surgical Congress February 2012 Birmingham, AL
CM Hollands. Reoperative Minimally Invasive Surgery in Infants and Children. Presented at IPEG May 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
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