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Joshua Holt, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Primary Office
01074 JPP
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Resident, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellow, Rady Children's Hospital


Holt, J. B., Stearns, P. H., Bastrom, T. P., Dennis, M. M., Dwek, J. R. & Pennock, A. T. (2020). The Curse of the All-Star Team: A Single-Season Prospective Shoulder MRI Study of Little League Baseball Players. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 40(1), e19-e24. PMID: 30994580.

Holt, J. B., Pedowitz, J. M., Stearns, P. H., Bastrom, T. P., Dennis, M. M., Dwek, J. R. & Pennock, A. T. (2019). Progressive Elbow Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities in Little League Baseball Players Are Common: A 3-Year Longitudinal Evaluation. The American journal of sports medicine, 363546519888647. PMID: 31801034.

Weinstein, S., Holt, J. (2019). Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Young Children. In The Pediatric and Adolescent Hip. pp. 75-129. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-12003-0_4.

Holt, J. B., Glass, N. A. & Shah, A. S. (2018). Understanding the Epidemiology of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in the United States: Identifying Opportunities for Intervention. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 38(5), e245-e251. PMID: 29462120.

Holt, J. B., Dolan, L. A. & Weinstein, S. L. (2017). Outcomes of Primary Posterior Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis in Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Clinical, Radiographic, and Pulmonary Outcomes and Complications. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 37(8), e505-e511. PMID: 28777284.

Holt, J. B., Glass, N. A., Bedard, N. A., Weinstein, S. L. & Shah, A. S. (2017). Emerging U.S. National Trends in the Treatment of Pediatric Supracondylar Humeral Fractures. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 99(8), 681-687. PMID: 28419036.

Holt, J. B., Miller, B. J., Callaghan, J. J., Clark, C. R., Willenborg, M. D. & Noiseux, N. O. (2016). Minimizing Blood Transfusion in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Through a Multimodal Approach. The Journal of arthroplasty, 31(2), 378-82. PMID: 26391927.

Holt, J. B., Westerlind, B. & Morcuende, J. A. (2015). Tibialis anterior tendon transfer for relapsing idiopathic clubfoot. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Essent Surg Tech, 5(3), e16. DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.O.00015.

Holt, J. B., Weinstein, S. L. (2015). Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. ACP Smart Medicine. DOI: 10.7326/d605.

Holt, J. B., Oji, D. E., Yack, H. J. & Morcuende, J. A. (2015). Long-term results of tibialis anterior tendon transfer for relapsed idiopathic clubfoot treated with the Ponseti method: a follow-up of thirty-seven to fifty-five years. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 97(1), 47-55. PMID: 25568394.

Holt, J. B., Van Heest, A. E. & Shah, A. S. (2013). Hand disorders in children with mucopolysaccharide storage diseases. The Journal of hand surgery, 38(11), 2263-6. PMID: 24206994.

Hertzberg, B. P., Holt, J. B., Graff, R. D., Gilbert, S. R. & Dahners, L. E. (2013). An evaluation of carrier agents for desferoxamine, an up-regulator of vascular endothelial growth factor. Journal of biomaterials applications, 27(8), 1046-54. PMID: 22262572.

Holt, J., Poe, M. D. & Escolar, M. L. (2011). Early clinical markers of central nervous system involvement in mucopolysaccharidosis type II. The Journal of pediatrics, 159(2), 320-6.e2. PMID: 21530981.

Holt, J., Hertzberg, B., Weinhold, P., Storm, W., Schoenfisch, M. & Dahners, L. (2011). Decreasing bacterial colonization of external fixation pins through nitric oxide release coatings. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 25(7), 432-7. PMID: 21637124.

Holt, J. B., Poe, M. D. & Escolar, M. L. (2011). Natural progression of neurological disease in mucopolysaccharidosis type II. Pediatrics, 127(5), e1258-65. PMID: 21518713.

Holt, J., Saffle, J. R., Morris, S. E. & Cochran, A. (2008). Use of inhaled heparin/N-acetylcystine in inhalation injury: does it help?. Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association, 29(1), 192-5. PMID: 18182921.