Ghazala A. Datoo O’Keefe, MD 

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 
Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery and Diseases
Section of Uveitis and Vasculitis


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.


National Recognition
Dr. O’Keefe is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her 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.


Areas of Clinical Interest
•  Inflammatory diseases of the eye
•  Age-related macular degenerations
•  Diabetic retinopathy
•  Retinal degenerations



Undergraduate:  BS, Emory University, summa cum laude

Medical School:  MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: 2010

Internship:  Internal Medicine, UCLA, Olive View Medical Center: 2010-11

Residency: Ophthalmology, LAC, USC (Doheny Eye Institute): 2011-14

Fellowship: Medical Retina/Uveitis, UCLA, Doheny Eye Institute: 2014-15

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