Thomas Austin Holly, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Thomas Austin Holly, M.D.

Associate Physician

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Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove

UC Davis Medical Group - Elk Grove Specialty Care
9390 Bighorn Blvd.
Elk Grove, CA 95758

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Phone: 916-683-3955

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Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I believe in working with my patients to develop a care plan that is appropriate for them. I present them with options for evaluation and treatment to help them achieve their health goals.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Holly is a general cardiologist with an interest in non-invasive cardiac imaging.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Undergraduate School

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 1985

Medical School

M.D., State University of New York at Syracuse, Syracuse NY 1989


Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA 1989-1990


Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA 1990-1992


Internal Medicine/Chief Resident, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA 1992-1993


Cardiovascular Disease, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester MA 1993-1996

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1989

Panza JA, Ellis AM, Al-Khalidi HR, Holly TA, Berman DS, Oh JK, Pohost GM, Sopko G, Chrzanowski L, Mark DB, Kukulski T, Favaloro LE, Maurer G, Farsky PS, Tan RS, Asch FM, Velazquez EJ, Rouleau JL, Lee KL, Bonow RO. Myocardial Viability and Long-Term Outcomes in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. N Engl J Med. 2019 Aug 22;381(8):739-748. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1807365. PMID:31433921.

Pellikka PA, She L, Holly TA, Lin G, Varadarajan P, Pai RG, Bonow RO, Pohost GM, Panza JA, Berman DS, Prior DL, Asch FM, Borges-Neto S, Grayburn P, Al-Khalidi HR, Miszalski-Jamka K, Desvigne-Nickens P, Lee KL, Velazquez EJ, Oh JK. Variability in Ejection Fraction Measured By Echocardiography, Gated Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography, and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and Left Ventricular Dysfunction. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Aug 3;1(4):e181456. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.1456. PMID:30646130.

Dorbala S, Ananthasubramaniam K, Armstrong IS, Chareonthaitawee P, DePuey EG, Einstein AJ, Gropler RJ, Holly TA, Mahmarian JJ, Park MA, Polk DM, Russell R 3rd, Slomka PJ, Thompson RC, Wells RG. Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Guidelines: Instrumentation, Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation. J Nucl Cardiol. 2018 Oct;25(5):1784-1846. doi:10.1007/s12350-018-1283-y. PMID:29802599.

Prior DL, Stevens SR, Holly TA, Krejca M, Paraforos A, Pohost GM, Byrd K, Kukulski T, Jones RH, Desvigne-Nickens P, Varadarajan P, Amanullah A, Lin G, Al-Khalidi HR, Aldea G, Santambrogio C, Bochenek A, Berman DS; STICH Trial Investigators. Regional left ventricular function does not predict survival in ischaemic cardiomyopathy after cardiac surgery. Heart. 2017 Sep;103(17):1359-1367. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2016-310693. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PMID:28446548.

Bonow RO, Castelvecchio S, Panza JA, Berman DS, Velazquez EJ, Michler RE, She L, Holly TA, Desvigne-Nickens P, Kosevic D, Rajda M, Chrzanowski L, Deja M, Lee KL, White H, Oh JK, Doenst T, Hill JA, Rouleau JL, Menicanti L; STICH Trial Investigators. Severity of Remodeling, Myocardial Viability, and Survival in Ischemic LV Dysfunction After Surgical Revascularization. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct;8(10):1121-1129. doi:10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.03.013. Epub 2015 Sep 9. PMID:26363840.

Fleisher LA, Fleischmann KE, Auerbach AD, Barnason SA, Beckman JA, Bozkurt B, Davila-Roman VG, Gerhard-Herman MD, Holly TA, Kane GC, Marine JE, Nelson MT, Spencer CC, Thompson A, Ting HH, Uretsky BF, Wijeysundera DN. 2014 ACC/AHA guideline on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and management of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: executive summary: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2014 Dec 9;130(24):2215-45. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000105. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID:25085962.

Holly TA, Bonow RO, Arnold JM, Oh JK, Varadarajan P, Pohost GM, Haddad H, Jones RH, Velazquez EJ, Birkenfeld B, Asch FM, Malinowski M, Barretto R, Kalil RA, Berman DS, Sun JL, Lee KL, Panza JA. Myocardial viability and impact of surgical ventricular reconstruction on outcomes of patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: results of the Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Heart Failure trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Dec;148(6):2677-84.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.06.090. Epub 2014 Jul 30. PMID:25152476.

Michler RE, Rouleau JL, Al-Khalidi HR, Bonow RO, Pellikka PA, Pohost GM, Holly TA, Oh JK, Dagenais F, Milano C, Wrobel K, Pirk J, Ali IS, Jones RH, Velazquez EJ, Lee KL, Di Donato M; STICH Trial Investigators. Insights from the STICH trial: change in left ventricular size after coronary artery bypass grafting with and without surgical ventricular reconstruction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov;146(5):1139-1145.e6. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.09.007. Epub 2012 Oct 27. PMID:23111018.

Panza JA, Holly TA, Asch FM, She L, Pellikka PA, Velazquez EJ, Lee KL, Borges-Neto S, Farsky PS, Jones RH, Berman DS, Bonow RO. Inducible myocardial ischemia and outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease and left ventricular dysfunction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 May 7;61(18):1860-70. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.02.014. Epub 2013 Mar 7. PMID:23500234.

Bonow RO, Maurer G, Lee KL, Holly TA, Binkley PF, Desvigne-Nickens P, Drozdz J, Farsky PS, Feldman AM, Doenst T, Michler RE, Berman DS, Nicolau JC, Pellikka PA, Wrobel K, Alotti N, Asch FM, Favaloro LE, She L, Velazquez EJ, Jones RH, Panza JA; STICH Trial Investigators. Myocardial viability and survival in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction. N Engl J Med. 2011 Apr 28;364(17):1617-25. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1100358. Epub 2011 Apr 4. PMID:21463153.