Jason Keifer, MD
Board-Certified General, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatrist
About Dr. Keifer: Practicing medicine since 2004
“The earlier a child, adolescent, or adult enhances the most important ‘muscle’ in the body, the brain, the sooner he or she can perform the best they can, and be the happiest, healthy person they can be.”
Dr. Keifer's passion is helping patients reach peak performance while enhancing their quality of life. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine; completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Southern California and psychiatry residency at the University of California San Diego. Following his residency, Dr. Keifer elected further training and completed his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Keifer actively pursues the most effective methods and technology for the people he works with. He continues to work closely with brain, sleep and neurology specialists at the University of California San Diego and Stanford to ensure ongoing enhancement of our nation leading program.
Prior to opening his private practice in 2008, Dr. Keifer was the clinical director at the Leeward Oahu and Honolulu Family Guidance Centers, Hawaii State Department of Health. He also served as a physician for the men and women serving in the U.S. Army at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, where he gained a deeper understanding of the stressors that our military members encounter. He has gained wide expertise over the past years in medicine, brain health and development, and personalized repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Dr. Keifer founded Brain Health Hawaii with the goal of helping people to live their best lives.
Dr. Keifer champions brain health and development, systems thinking and outcome oriented training for doctors-in-training as a Clinical Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. As director of training seminars, he supervises medical residents and clinicians in techniques on a wide spectrum of childhood, adolescent, and adult conditions.
As a double board-certified physician with additional training in systemic, structural and outcome-oriented solutions for health and development, Dr. Keifer is committed to strengthening the development of our children and members of our community, our nation, and globally.
Honors & Recognitions:
Co-founder, Kahala Clinic for Children and Family
Founder, Brain Health Hawaii
‘Face of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,’ Honolulu Magazine 2015
Chief Resident and Resident of the Year, University of Hawaii 2004
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Member, American Psychiatric Association
Member, American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, Association of Family Psychiatrists
Member, Clinical TMS Society.