Parkview Adventist Medical Center Welcomes New General Surgeon

Patricia A. Keefe, M.D., a general surgeon, has been appointed to the Parkview Adventist Medical Center Medical Staff.

Before beginning her work in the greater Lewiston-Auburn area, Keefe practiced with SJ Surgical Associates in Nashua, N.H. Her surgical experience includes duty at various U.S. Army hospitals, including service with the 758th Forward Surgical Team in Afghanistan and with the 745th Forward Surgical Team in Iraq. She also gained experience as both an educator and administrator during assignments at Reynolds Army Community Hospital at Fort Sill, Okla., and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell, Ky.

A graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., she was awarded a certificate of public health from Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, Mass. She earned her medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., and served an internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, where she was named the Department of Otolaryngology's Intern of the Year. She completed a general surgery residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu.

Keefe has been recognized with a number of military honors, including a Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Combat Medic Badge, and Combat Spurs from the 2nd Battalion, 7th US Cavalry, Iraq.

She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Keefe's practice, Brunswick General Surgery, is located in Suite 6 at 331 Maine Street in Brunswick. The practice can be reached at 607-4136.