Kathleen Garvey, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
5.0 /5
564 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 and her team are amazing! Honest, open discussion about all concerns. They are all very caring.
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Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is great. She is so knowledgeable and expeditious in taking care of my issues. She is also realistic in her approach as well, and takes my needs into consideration.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
I have been seeing Dr. Garvey for several skin concerns for a few years now I have always had amazing experiences! From the front desk to the nurses, and even the other patients that I see, everyone is so friendly and helpful. Dr. Garvey is so knowledgeable and talented, and I alway feel comfortable under her care :)
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr.Garvey is always thorough and personable. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Her receptionist and staff are also very friendly and polite. I highly recommend Forefront Dermatology!
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She is simple GREAT.
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Forefront Dermatology
Dr Garvey is the best! She takes time to listen and chat is so thorough in her skin checks.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The office staff were very nice and efficient. The MA was very nice. She explained Dr. Garvey's procedure. Dr. Garvey was very personable. She made me feel very comfortable. She was was very thorough in her exam. I highly recommend Dr. Garvey.
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
This was my first time visiting this clinic. Felt very comfortable with Dr. Garvey and her nurse, Lisa! Very friendly, as well as knowledgable! Highly recommend!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very friendly and professional staff. Dr Garvey is very kind and knowledgeable. Wonderful dermatologist!
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5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The staff were very welcoming and checked me in quickly. My appointment with the Doctor was exceptional. She answered all of my questions and was thorough with my examination. I felt very comfortable.
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.

*Age Restriction


For patients scheduling who are under 18 years of age (19 in Alabama) please make sure you have permission from your parent or legal guardian to schedule this appointment.  Your parent or legal guardian must accompany you on your initial visit and on certain subsequent visits to provide appropriate informed consent.