Michael Keefe, MD

Michael Keefe, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) San Diego, CA

Regional Medical Director Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group

Office Address

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  • 2929 Health Center Drive
    San Diego, CA 92123
    Phone: (858) 939-6621

Dr. Keefe's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): General Otolaryngology/ENT, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery, Laryngology & Voice Disorders, Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease
  • Clinical Interests: Cosmetic surgery; Reconstruction; Head and neck; Neck/neck pain; Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Keefe's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of SurgeryUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Medical School
    Bethesda, MD
  • Senior Associate StaffRady Childrens Hospital
  • Senior Attending SurgeonSharp Memorial Hospital
  • Regional Medical DirectorCentral Region, Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group
  • Lead PhysicianScripps Ranch Site, Sharp Rees Stealy Medical Group
  • Attending SurgeonHead & Neck Surgery NMC
    San Diego, CA
    Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, NMCSD (7/2000 - 6/2005),Vice Chairman Dept of Otolaryngology (6/1997 - 7/2000); Consultant to the Surgeon General for Head and Neck Surgery 7/2000-4/2005
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of OtolaryngologyUTSA
    San Antonio, TX
  • StaffUSNH Bethesda
  • StaffUSNH San Diego
  • StaffNMCL Annapolis Maryland

Dr. Keefe's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Texas, San AntonioUniversity of Texas, San AntonioFellowship, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • USNH San DiegoUSNH San DiegoResidency, Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery
  • Bethesda Naval HospitalBethesda Naval HospitalInternship
  • Case Western Reserve Univ Sch of MedCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Keefe's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1989 - 2015
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, 1993

Dr. Keefe's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2004 - 2013Guide to America’s Top Physicians for Head & Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery2004 - 2013, 2012
  • 2006 - 2013Best of US in Otolaryngology as one of area’s top Otolaryngologists2006 - 2013, 2012
  • 2008 - 2013California’s Top Physicians2008 - 2013, 2012
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Dr. Keefe's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Plasmacytoma, An Unsuspected Cause of Nasal Mass.Michael A Keefe, Annual San Diego Otolaryngology
  • Retrodissection of the Post-Auricular Branch to identify the Main Trunk of the Facial Nerve.Keefe MA, Castro J, Keefe MS, Operative Techniques Section of the Journal of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Inferior Turbinate Hypertrophy as a Cause of Nasal Septal Perforation.Bloom, DC; Killian, P; Keefe, MA, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Year Book of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 2002.
    Paparella, Holt, Otto, and Keefe
    Editors: .C. V. Mosby Co
  • Year Book of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 2003.
    Paparella, Otto, Keefe
    Editors: .C. V. Mosby Co
  • Year Book of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 2004.
    Paparella, Otto, Keefe
    Editors: .C. V. Mosby Co
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  • The Use of Image Guided Systems in the Reconstruction of the Orbit with Associated Globe Injuries.Haegen, T; Keefe, MA; Keefe, KS, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery National Meeting
  • Effects of Activated Macrophages and PGF on Randon Skin Flap Survival in Swine.Bach, K. K,; Cupp, C. L.; Brewster, Douglas F.; Wester, Derin; Keefe, M. A, Laryngoscope


  • Thalassemia Associated Hearing Loss.Southern Medical Association Meeting, May, 1991, June 1991
  • Basosquamous Carcinoma of The Head and Neck, A case report and Review of the Literature.Annual American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Meeting, May, 1992
  • Current Rhytidectomy Techiques.University of Texas, San Antonio, Health Sciences Center
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group 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
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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