Kathleen Garvey, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.9 /5
79 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 Forefront Dermatology
Dr Garvey is very nice, thorough, and transparent of all costs.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Very personable and professional. We took our son in for some concerns and she quickly diagnosed and let us know we had nothing to worry about.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is AWESOME!
Google Forefront Dermatology
I would highly recommend Dr. Garvey. She is professional, respectful and just very nice. I have complete confidence in her medical expertise.
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
I was very satisfied with the Forefront clinic and Dr. Garvey
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
I have been with Dr Garvey over a year. she teaches,explains,and is very efficient. I highly recommend her expert care.
Google Forefront Dermatology
My appointment was quick and efficient. No unnecessary waiting with good communication from all the staff I encountered. Dr. Garvey was thorough and competent. I was very pleased.
Google Forefront Dermatology
Very professional and friendly.
Forefront Dermatology
I enjoy seeing Dr Garvey at my yearly skin exam. I think she's an excellent doctor-very thorough, listens and kind. She's a blessing to me! Very grateful for her, and I refer her to everyone!
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is wonderful. Very honest and caring. I came in for a lesion on my back and was nervous for the biopsy, but Dr. Garvey and her nurse made me feel at ease. I have already recommended her to friends!

Undergraduate Degree:
Miami University – Oxford, OH

Medical Degree:
University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Dermatology Residency:
Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville, FL

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

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.