Kefla Brown, OD, MS

Kefla Brown
Ochsner Children's Health Center 1315 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  504-842-3900
Ochsner Medical Center - Main Campus 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER

Specialties Offered

Dr. Brown, a native of New Orleans and Ursuline Academy alum, graduated summa cum laude in biology from Xavier University of Louisiana. She earned her Optometry degree as well as her Master of Science in Vision Science from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where she graduated magna cum laude.

She completed clinical rotations at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and the Columbus Veterans Administration Hospital Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Brown completed her residency at Ochsner Medical Center focusing on pediatrics and primary care. She is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry for treatment and management of ocular disease and holds an optometric license with therapeutic privileges in Louisiana. She joined the Ochsner staff in 2001, where she now incorporates glaucoma and contact lenses into her practice of primary care and pediatric optometry.

Dr. Brown has been awarded memberships into the Golden Key National Honor Society and Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Fraternity. She is a current member of the Optometric Association of Louisiana and the American Optometric Association. She is a past president of the New Orleans Optometric Society and former executive board member of the Optometric Association of Louisiana. In 2014, she was selected as a Notable Alumnus of The Ohio State University College of Optometry.

Dr. Brown practices at Ochsner for Children, as well as Ochsner Medical Center, on Jefferson Highway.

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Titles Held

Director of Pediatric Optometric Services

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Optometry Contact Lenses Myopia Control Binocular Vision disorders Glaucoma

Languages Spoken

English

Certifications Held

National Board of Examiners in Optometry

  • Medical School: THE Ohio State University College of Optometry
  • Internship: Randolph Air Force Base Hospital
    Columbus Veterans Administration Hospital Outpatient Clinic
  • Residency: Ochsner Medical Center