Gayle L. McCloskey, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.8 /5
131 reviews
Google Forefront Dermatology
I came into the office for my annual skin check. Dr McCloskey is knowledgeable and thorough. She answered all my questions. I didn't have long to wait in the waiting room to be called in. Highly recommended.
Google Forefront Dermatology
I've been seeing Dr. McCloskey for several years now and she is great. Would highly recommend her.
ZocDoc Forefront Dermatology
Dr. McCloskey is the best! Always so kind and helpful. She makes sure to discuss any concerns you may have. Always so happy with her. She has the patients best interest at heart!
ZocDoc Forefront Dermatology
Doctors save lives. If you are old, you should see the dermatologist every year; every 6 months if doctor finds something on your skin.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Love Dr. McCloskey! She is thorough, pleasant and professional.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Very good experience, always! Called on Thursday last week and got in on Monday cause I’m going some where & want to start my medicine. So I could also take it with me ! Always great service! Appointment was in& out!
Google Forefront Dermatology
No long waits. Fast and efficient
Forefront Dermatology
Good office staff and dr.
Forefront Dermatology
This office is very organized and professional.
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Gail McCloskey is a wonderful doctor that truly cares about her patients and their care.

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

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
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

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.