Kathleen Garvey, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
5.0 /5
640 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
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr Garvey listens and responds with kindness, professionalism and humor. I like the way she tells me about what she sees as she examined my skin.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey's professional and supportive care is invaluable. She gives the extra attention to the things that are most important to me. I appreciate her "easy to understand" explanations whenever I have questions. I feel very well taken care of and plan to go to Dr. Garvey and Forefront Dermatology for all future appointments. Thank you!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey, carefully explained the results of my blood work and thoughtfully gave me a copy of what she told me. I am delighted that her careful work has resulted in a solution to my problem. She is confident but not over confident, and has communicated with my primary physician as well. Dr. Garvey hears you!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent. Met all my expectations and more.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent service and Dr Garvy and staff are very professional. Great staff!
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Forefront Dermatology
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
I really like the staff at Forefront. They are personable, professional, and competent. I would recommend Dr. Garvey to anyone with a skin concern.
Survey
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very personal and helpful with my issues!
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Forefront Dermatology
Very professional. I always knew what was happening
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Forefront Dermatology
such awesome service and care!!!
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.