Gayle L. McCloskey, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
1,443 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
Dr. was quick to answer all questions I had. She was friendly and cheerful.
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4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The return info of appt is difficult!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Had a positive visit with the doctor and nurse
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We love Dr. McCloskey! She is down to earth and, from the first time you meet her, she makes you feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and thorough too. Would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great doctor in the area!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Super friendly and very knowledgable!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She is a very caring and knowledgeable person. She knows who to refer u to for all your skin problems if it is out of her knowledge. I would gladly let anyone I know about her.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is top notch. Caring, professional, experienced. Highly recommend.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is extremely personable and takes time to listen to all of her patients’ concerns.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. McCloskey has such an upbeat personality. I always enjoy my visits.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She is amazing. She is warm, caring and answers all your questions and concerns.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. was quick to answer all questions I had. She was friendly and cheerful.
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4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The return info of appt is difficult!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Had a positive visit with the doctor and nurse
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
We love Dr. McCloskey! She is down to earth and, from the first time you meet her, she makes you feel comfortable. Very knowledgeable and thorough too. Would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great doctor in the area!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Super friendly and very knowledgable!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She is a very caring and knowledgeable person. She knows who to refer u to for all your skin problems if it is out of her knowledge. I would gladly let anyone I know about her.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is top notch. Caring, professional, experienced. Highly recommend.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr McCloskey is extremely personable and takes time to listen to all of her patients’ concerns.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. McCloskey has such an upbeat personality. I always enjoy my visits.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
She is amazing. She is warm, caring and answers all your questions and concerns.
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.