Specialties

Ophthalmology (Board certified since 2016)

At a Glance

  • 2014 Started practicing
  • 2 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. O'keefe

Ghazala A. Datoo O’Keefe, MD, joined the Emory Eye Center on November 1, 2015. Dr. O’Keefe brings expertise in medical retina and uveitis to the Eye Center, helping care for an expanding uveitis patient population.

Dr. O’Keefe received her MD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. She completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California (USC) and the Doheny Eye Institute, followed by a medical retina and uveitis fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Doheny Eye Institute.

Her primary practice location is the Emory Eye Center main location on the Emory University/Emory Healthcare campus. Her clinical work focuses on inflammatory and infectious diseases of the eyes as well as retinal degenerations, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr. O’Keefe teaches medical students as well as ophthalmology residents and fellows at the Eye Center as well as at Grady Medical Center and leads the monthly medical morbidity and mortality conference at Grady. In 2016, she helped lead a successful effort to increase access to more effective, higher-cost injection medications for patients at Grady.

Her research interests include infectious and auto-immune diseases of the eye, AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal imaging modalities. She is also interested in quality improvement, including inter-departmental collaborations with other Emory programs, and is currently working on a project with the department of Rheumatology to improve patient care.

National Recognition

Dr. O’Keefe’s peer-reviewed articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including Survey of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, Neurosurgery, and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

My Clinical Interests

  • retinal disease
  • uveitis
  • vasculitis
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • macular degeneration

Academic Profile

Degree

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD , 2010

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angel
2014

FELLOWSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2015

INTERNSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2011

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Eye Center, Clifton Campus

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg B
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-2020
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Degree

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD , 2010

Training (Residency & Fellowship)

RESIDENCY

Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angel
2014

FELLOWSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2015

INTERNSHIP

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
2011