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David L. Keefe, MD
Current patients and those interested in seeing Dr. Keefe for a new consultation should call (212) 263-
Dr. Keefe earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard College and medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at Harvard and an NIH funded fellowship in Neuroendocrinology at Northwestern before completing his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at Yale. At Yale he received the Miller Meehan and Irving Friedman prizes, as well as the Kennedy Dannreuther Research Fellowship. He went on to direct the Division of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at Brown and serve as the James M. Ingram Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida, before joining NYU School of Medicine as the Stanley Kaplan Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Keefe is a physician-scientist whose research focusing on egg infertility, reproductive aging and stem cells has received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the King Foundation. His research has also been awarded several U.S. patents and his work has been presented to peers both nationally and internationally. As an award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Keefe has published extensively with more than 150 papers and abstracts in publication. He has won the ASRM General Program, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology and New England Fertility Society Prize Paper Awards. Dr. Keefe is also a long-time participant in a number of key professional associations, has served as the Scientific Chair of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, on the Board of Resolve and the Editorial Boards of the journals Human Reproduction and the Journal of Assisted Reproductive Technology and Genetics, and as a reviewer for such publications as the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the New England Journal of Medicine.
His clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, including in vitro fertilization (IVF). Dr. Keefe is fluent in Portuguese.