Dr. O’Keeffe graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) in 2006 and commenced his training in Emergency Medicine through Beaumont Hospital. In 2009, Dr. O’Keeffe moved to Australia to commence his advanced training in Emergency Medicine at The Alfred Hospital Emergency & Trauma Centre, Melbourne. The Alfred Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma Centre and one of the busiest and most advanced trauma centres in the Southern Hemisphere.
Dr. O’Keeffe completed his Fellowship in Emergency Medicine and Trauma in 2015 and subsequently held Consultant positions with both the Emergency Department and the Trauma Service at The Alfred until his return to Ireland with his family in 2016. He has been working as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Mater Hospital and Mater Private Hospital since 2017.
Dr O’Keeffe’s main areas of clinical interest are in critical care and trauma resuscitation. He regularly instructs on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support courses and is co-founder of The Procedures Course.
He is actively engaged in clinical research and remains an Honorary Consultant with the Alfred Trauma Service as well as Research Fellow with The National Trauma Research Institute, Australia.
Dr O’Keeffe is a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM) and Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM).