Kathleen Garvey, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
5.0 /5
199 reviews
I work hard to make patients feel at ease when they’re in my care. I pride myself in doing everything I can to be my patient’s best healthcare advocate.
- Kathleen Garvey, MD
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is the best! She is a great listener and takes the time with me so that I feel comfortable that we are preventing problems.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is wonderful! She’s kind, professional, patient, and takes the time to listen to my questions and provide education. She’s also on time for appointments which is unfortunately fairly rare. Her staff are all friendly, the check-in and check-out processes are efficient. I highly recommend her!
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable...professional!
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Everyone as very polite, gentle and helpful. They made you feel totally at ease and answered all my questions.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is not only professional and courteous, she truly cares about her patients.
Survey
5.0/5
Survey Forefront Dermatology
Very comfortable environment. Dr. Garvey explained everything in understandable terms, and we made a plan for the next step. I feel confident in my ongoing care.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey and her staff are excellent!
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Very comfortable environment. Dr. Garvey explained everything in understandable terms, and we made a plan for the next step. I feel confident in my ongoing care.
Google
5.0/5
Google Forefront Dermatology
Friendly, efficient, knowledgeable...professional!
Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Miami University – Oxford, OH

Medical Degree:
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Dermatology Residency:
Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville, FL

Certificates
American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Waukesha County Medical Society
Achievements
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Presidents Scholar Award
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Publications

Garvey, C; Garvey, K; Hendi, A. A review of common dermatologic disorders of the external ear. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 2008; 19;226-232.

Garvey, K; Hinshaw, M; Vanness, E. Chronic disseminated cutaneous blastomycosis in and 11-year old, with a brief review of the literature. Pediatric Dermatology, 2005;23(6):541-5.

Hansen, W; McAndrew, S; Harris, K; Zimmerman B. Metoclopramide effect on breastfeeding the preterm infant; a randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2005;105(2):383-9.

Tribus, CB; Garvey, KE. Full-thickness thoracic laminar erosion after posterior spinal fusion associated with late-presenting infection. Spine, 2003;28(10):E194-197.