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Allergy & Asthma Team - Dr. Maya N. Gharfeh

Allergy and Asthma Team - Dr. Maya N. Gharfeh

Maya N. Gharfeh

M.D., MPH

Dr. Maya N. 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 then 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.

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 also 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.

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