Kathleen Garvey, MD, FAAD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
5.0 /5
431 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
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is great! She really takes her time to explain everything and does a thorough job. Highly recommend!!
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
This was my first time with Dr Garvey. Her office was very comfortable and clean. Staff was excellent. Dr Garvey was professional, friendly and through. I never felt that she was rushing to get to her next patient. She completed her exam and answered my questions and made her recommendations. I look forward to having her as part of my medical team and will see her in a year unless needed otherwise. I feel very confident in recommending Dr Garvey to any future patient.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent care. Very good office procedure. Highly recommend.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Very thorough and efficient!
google
4.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey was great.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey was excellent. She entered room great introduction asked several questions as she examined my daughters face. Dr. Garvey obviously took the time to review her chart before entering the room. She had a few clarifying questions, but she had a plan in place. She work with my daughter on options she could take to clear up her acne. It was wonderful having a Dr. enter the room who took the time to review a chart and have an understanding of the history and be able to present several options to meet the expectations of a patient. Highly recommend Dr. Garvey.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey came highly recommended. She is a very competent, compassionate, and thorough doctor. I continue to be impressed with her up to date knowledge and her ability to share in terms I understand.
healthgrades
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Dr. Garvey is a very caring and experienced doctor. My while family are clients.
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
The staff at Forefront Dermatology were great. Reception very friendly and a quick check in. Dr. Garvey and Emily (Physicians Asst.) were also very friendly, details and easy to work with. Awesome level setting about the areas of concern I came in for and great planning for future visits as well. Glad I came in!!
google
5.0/5
Forefront Dermatology
Excellent care as usual. Knowledgeable and informative and always willing to listen. Can have a little fun with her too! Always thoughtfully considers your situation too!
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.