David L Keefe, MD  
New York, NY

Specialties: Fertility, Infertility

Interests: Fertility Preservation, Reproductive Aging
NYU Langone Medical Center
Chairman, Department of OB/GYN
(212) 263-3360
New York, NY
Medical Practice
NYU Langone Medical Center
Chairman, Department of OB/GYN
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. His clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, including in vitro fertilization (IVF). 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. Dr. Keefe is fluent in Portuguese.
Phone: (212) 263-3360
Open for new patients
-, -, Harvard CollegeUndergraduate, 1972 - 1976
-, -, Georgetown UniversityGraduate, 1976 - 1980
Medical Training
Yale - New Haven Hospital - Internship - 1985 - 1985
Yale - Obstetrics and Gynecology - Residency - 1986 - 1989
Yale - Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility - Fellowship - 1989 - 1992
Harvard - Psychiatry - Fellowship - 1980 - 1983
Board Certification
1989: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1995: Reproductive Medicine & Infertility
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society of Reproductive Medicine
Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists
Society for the Study of Reproduction
Society of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
Hospital Appointments
2005 Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL
2006 University Community Hospital Tampa, FL
2006 H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL

Over 100 peer reviewed papers and book chapters

Please see: http://www.nyufertilitycenter.org/publications/keefe
Volunteer/Other Affiliations:
2005-2006 Chair, Registry Committee, Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology
2007 National Board of Resolve
2007 Scientific Chair, American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting