Dr. Christopher J Keefer MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Christopher Keefer is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. Dr. Keefer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, Pediatrics, 2001 - 2004

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2004 - 2008

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Reversion of Somatic Mutations of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Specific Human Monoclonal Antibody Fab19 Reveal a Direct Relationship between Association Rate and Neutralizing Potency.
Bates, J. T.,Keefer, C. J.,Utley, T. J.,Correia, B. E.,Schief, W. R.,Crowe, J. E.

A recombinant human monoclonal antibody to human metapneumovirus fusion protein that neutralizes virus in vitro and is effective therapeutically in vivo.
Williams, J.V., Chen, Z., Cseke, G., Wright, D.W., Keefer, C.J., Tollefson, S.J., Hessell, A., Podsiad, A., Shepherd, B.E., Sanna, P.P., Burton, D.R., Crowe, J.E., Williamson, R.A.

Mitotic phosphorylation of Bcl-2 during normal cell cycle progression and Taxol-induced growth arrest.
Scatena, C. D., Stewart, Z. A., Mays, D., Tang, L. J., Keefer, C. J., Leach, S. D., Pietenpol, J. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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