Terence OKeeffe

Section Chief

Terence OKeeffe

Section Chief


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Trauma/Critical Care

  • (706) 721-7702
  • (706) 721-3239
  • BB 4517A


  • MPH, Epidemiology University of Miami, 2005

  • MBCHB, Medicine Edinburgh University, 1994


  • DEA 2020

  • ABS 2004

  • ACLS 2022

  • ATLS 2023

  • Medical 2022

  • PHY State of GA, 2020

  • PHY State of GA, 2019

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Faculty Award 2023

  • J. Harold Harrison, MD, Distinguished Chair in Trauma 2019

  • SCCM Presedential Citation 2017

  • Amazement Award, Banner Health 2016

  • Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSUR 5000

  • SURG 5005

    Surgery Critical Care/Trauma: Surgical Critical Care/Trauma
  • SURG 5007

    Surgery Sub-I: Sub I Acute Care Surgery
  • SURG 5000

    Basic Clkshp in SURG
  • SURG 5003

    General Surgery Extn.: Acute Care Surgery Extn


Selected Recent Publications

  • Prehospital tranexamic acid is associated with a dose-dependent decrease in syndecan-1 after trauma: A secondary analysis of a prospective randomized trial, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Burnout reduction in acute care surgeons: Impact of faculty schedule change at a level 1 trauma and tertiary care center, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Prehospital synergy: Tranexamic acid and blood transfusion in patients at risk for hemorrhage, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Early Prehospital Tranexamic Acid Following Injury Is Associated With a 30-day Survival Benefit: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Randomized Clinical Trial of 14-French (14F) Pigtail Catheters versus 28-32F Chest Tubes in the Management of Patients with Traumatic Hemothorax and Hemopneumothorax., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal