Dr. O’Keeffe has been practicing medicine in Colorado Springs for more than 20 years. He attended college at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington and majored in chemistry while participating in the ROTC program. He completed medical school at Oregon Health Science University, and from there completed the Family Practice Residency program at Martin Army Hospital at Ft. Benning, Ga. Dr. O’Keeffe was the clinic commander in Heilbronn West Germany before returning to Ft. Carson in 1989 in the Family Medicine Department.
Dr. O’Keeffe married his college sweetheart in 1982 and has three children – all graduates of Gonzaga University. He enjoys spending time in the mountains, hiking and running, and has completed the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon multiple times. Other hobbies include reading and sports. He also volunteers at a local clinic for uninsured patients.
2015 Top Docs Bio
Dr. John O’Keeffe has been practicing family medicine in Colorado Springs since 1989. After growing up in Oregon, he attended college at Gonzaga University, where he met his future wife, Kathy. He attended Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, and then moved to Georgia, where he completed his family practice residency at Martin Army Hospital. Dr. O’Keeffe’s first assignment in the Army was to Germany, where he was stationed for three years before coming to Fort Carson. For Dr. O’Keeffe, the rewards of family medicine are many, and he enjoys treating people of all ages and forming relationships that last for years. He is dedicated to an emphasis on lifestyle changes that prevent disease, and for the last decade he also has been a volunteer at the SET clinic, a nonprofit that provides care to the uninsured, underinsured and homeless. Dr. O’Keefe’s hobbies include running, reading, biking and being a grandfather. All of his children attended Gonzaga and are official “Zagnuts.”
Qualifications and experience
- Family Medicine, Primary Care, Symptoms and Manifestations, Wellness and Lifestyle
- Languages spoken
Martin Army Community Hospital (1984)
Martin Army Community Hospital (1986)
Oregon Health Sciences University (1983)