Allergist Joins OAAC Medical Providers

Maya N. Gharfeh, M.D.

Maya N. Gharfeh, M.D., has joined the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic medical providers’ staff. Dr. Gharfeh treats both children and adults with asthma and allergic conditions. Her particular areas of expertise include atopic dermatitis, asthma, food allergy and delayed hypersensitivity. She is board-certified with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Gharfeh was raised in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from The Ohio State University in 2006 with her bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then attended medical school in Rootstown, Ohio, at Northeastern Ohio Medical University. During her medical school training, Dr. Gharfeh also pursued a public health degree from The Ohio State University with a specialty in health behavior and health promotion. She graduated from medical school and her master’s program in 2011 and moved back to Columbus, Ohio for her pediatric internship, residency and chief residency training at Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University.

She completed her fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Following completion of her training, Dr. Gharfeh worked in Waco, Texas prior to moving to Oklahoma City in the spring of 2020 to join the team at Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic. 

She is a patient advocate and is passionate about educating her patients and the community on important topics in allergy and asthma. Dr. Gharfeh published on the efficacy of food allergy school education during her training and has continued to utilize this data to educate local school personnel on food allergy and epinephrine auto-injector use. Dr. Gharfeh also takes time to blog on these important issues as well as the real-life struggles of living with a food allergic child. During her free time, Dr. Gharfeh spends her time with her husband and their three young children. The Gharfeh family resides in Edmond and is eager to make the greater Oklahoma City area their new home. 

The Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic is one of the largest and oldest allergy and asthma practices in the United States celebrating 95 years in 2020. The main clinic is located on the Oklahoma Health Center campus.  For patient convenience, satellite offices are located in Edmond, Norman, Midwest City and Yukon. Visit the OAAC website at to view the addresses for all Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic locations.  To make an initial appointment for an allergy or asthma problem or to request more information, please call (405) 235-0040 or visit the website.