Dr. Michael Arthur Keefe MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Michael Keefe is an ENT-otolaryngologist in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Keefe accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and one of 11 at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT, Otolaryngic Allergy, Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease, Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests: Lasers, Sinus, Allergy, and Snoring disorders using the Laser

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Bethesda Naval Hospital
Internship, 1984 - 1985

USNH San Diego
Residency, Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, 1988 - 1992

University of Texas, San Antonio
Fellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1994 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Guide to America’s Top Physicians for Head & Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2004 - 2013

Best of US in Otolaryngology as one of area’s top Otolaryngologists, 2006 - 2013

California’s Top Physicians, 2008 - 2013

San Diego Super Doctor, 2011 - 2013

San Diego’s top Physicians, 2009 - 2013

Award for Physician Excellence of the year, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

Navy Legion of Merit Medal

Marjorie Sells Carter Scholarship Award, 1978, 1996

Outstanding Staff Teacher, Dept of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, NMCSD

Teaching Award of Excellence, Dept of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, UT, San Antonio

2nd Place San Diego Academy of OTO/HNS paper competition

Navy Commendation Medal

Alfred Mashke Award for Excellence in the Art and Practice of Medicine, CWRU

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, CWRU

March of Dimes Scholarship Award

MA Student Scholarship Award, Town of Chatham

Publications & Presentations

Thalassemia Associated Hearing Loss.

Basosquamous Carcinoma of The Head and Neck, A case report and Review of the Literature.

Current Rhytidectomy Techiques.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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