An approachable blend of reassuring practicality and comprehensive expertise in pediatric care, Dr. Lynn Keefe is a reliable partner in your child’s health and happiness. She empowers parents with knowledge, easing concerns with a compassionate, straightforward approach.
Dr. Keefe is Board Certified in Pediatrics and graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine prior to opening an office in Niceville, serving children from birth to college.
She is affiliated with Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, where she served as the Chief of Pediatrics from 2009 to 2014.
Deeply passionate about assisting abused and neglected children, Dr. Keefe was a member of the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center’s first Board of Directors and served as the Medical Director of the Child Protection Team of Okaloosa and Walton counties for more than 25 years. In addition, she was the past chairperson of the Florida High School Athletic Association Sports Medical Advisory Committee, which sets safety guidelines for all student athletes across the state. She continues to serve on that committee. She also serves on the Child Abuse and Death Review Team for Okaloosa and Walton counties in a volunteer capacity.
Outside of her medical practice and volunteer work, Dr. Keefe enjoys taking ballet classes at the Northwest Florida Ballet Academie, spending time with her husband, family, and their labradors, walking the beaches, gardening, and reading.
Dr. Laura Lee is a native of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is thrilled to return home to the Panhandle after practicing in Georgia for the last 24 years.
Laura is a proud graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School. She is a also graduate of Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in English.
Dr. Lee earned her medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1994 and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1997. She is board-certified in pediatrics.
Her interests include reading, hiking, traveling, fly fishing, golfing and spending time with family. She and her husband, Jim are excited to start this new chapter on the Emerald Coast.