Born and raised in San Francisco, Dr. Holland graduated with a Bachelors degree from U.C. Santa Barbara. He obtained his Masters degree in Pharmacology from Tulane University in New Orleans and attended Medical School at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. His internship in internal medicine was completed at St Marys Medical Cetner in San Francisco. His residency tranining in Ophthalmology was completed at the University of Virginia.