Gayle L. McCloskey, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
465 reviews
Because of dermatology’s complexity, it is absolutely crucial that patients seek skin treatments from board-certified dermatologists. They are the only true experts in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Pleasant environment, friendly staff, and Dr. McCloskey was very knowledgeable and helpful.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
very professional
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
During this crazy time in our world I was worried my appointment would be cancelled. But it wasn't! Dr was awesome, she is so sweet, and explained everything! So glad my Mom recommended her!
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
I was extremely pleased with my telehealth visit. Dr. McCloskey is very professional yet personable. She took her time to address my concerns and immediately had recommendations. I am confident in my treatment and look forward to seeing results.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is the best, she is very compassionate about her work. She is the only doctor there I trust and would recommend.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We are lucky to have Dr, McClauski in our area. She has always performed her medical service with highest of standards. She is excellent at explaining what is needed.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We've had nothing but positive experiences here with Dr. McCloskey.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The whole staff is wonderful! Friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient! Highly recommend!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Professional staff who care about their patients.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Very friendly and informative!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Pleasant environment, friendly staff, and Dr. McCloskey was very knowledgeable and helpful.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
very professional
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
During this crazy time in our world I was worried my appointment would be cancelled. But it wasn't! Dr was awesome, she is so sweet, and explained everything! So glad my Mom recommended her!
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
I was extremely pleased with my telehealth visit. Dr. McCloskey is very professional yet personable. She took her time to address my concerns and immediately had recommendations. I am confident in my treatment and look forward to seeing results.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is the best, she is very compassionate about her work. She is the only doctor there I trust and would recommend.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We are lucky to have Dr, McClauski in our area. She has always performed her medical service with highest of standards. She is excellent at explaining what is needed.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We've had nothing but positive experiences here with Dr. McCloskey.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The whole staff is wonderful! Friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient! Highly recommend!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Professional staff who care about their patients.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Very friendly and informative!
Education

Medical Degree:
Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine, IL

Internal Medicine Internship:
Loyola University Medical Center/Hines VA Hospital, IL

Dermatology Residency:
Mayo Clinic Foundation, MN

Certificates
Board-Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
American Medical Association
Chicago Dermatological Society
Women's Dermatologic Society
O'Leary Society
Achievements
Paul A. O'Leary Award for Clinical Excellence in Dermatology
Roy S. Rogers III Travel Award for Excellence in Patient Care
Alpha Omega Alpha, Vice President Epsilon Chapter of Illinois
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation
CRC Press Chemistry Award
Summa cum laude
Highest Scholastic Achievement Award, Alpha Tau Delta
Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Society
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
Dean's List
Publications

van der Kooi, K, Davis, MPD, McCloskey, G. Chronic edema of the lips-a rare but real problem: A report of 3 cases and their response to therapy. JAAD 2005; 53(5): 875-877.

Randle, HW, McCloskey, GL. Diseases of the Mouth, in Conn’s Current Therapy 52nd Edition, Edited by RE Rakel, WB Saunders, Philadephia, 2000.

McCloskey, GL, Massa MC. Cephalexin rash in infectious mononucleosis: Case report and review of related literature. Cutis 1997; 59(5): 251-4.

Young, MRI, McCloskey, G Wright, MA, Pak, AS. Increasing infiltration and activation of DC8(+) tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes after eliminating immune suppressive granulocyte/macrophage progenitor cells with low doses of interferon and tumor necrosis factor. Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy. jan 1994. 38(1); 9-15.