Dr. Gayle L. McCloskey, MD

Dr. Gayle L. McCloskey, MD

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Dermatology | Female | 52 years old

Dr. McCloskey is a Board-Certified Dermatologist. She had acne when she was younger, which lends her a unique perspective on her patients' skin conditions. Having been a patient herself, she truly puts her heart and soul into the treatment she provides. She also takes great pride in the fact that she completed her dermatology residency at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. Her advice to anyone who might be nervous about a procedure is that she will do her best to make them as comfortable as possible while answering any and all questions honestly and directly.Read more

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Saw her twice for treating adult acne. First visit I waited over an hour. She finally saw me, looked at me for maybe a minute, asked me if my job is stressful then prescribed me some outrageously expensive cream and some pills with alarming side effects. Didn't ask about any products I use or history of skin care. Went in for follow up and waited at least 45 minutes. This visit was equally brief and rushed. Overall I just felt very rushed like I was wasting her time and she was blowing me off.
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Dr. McCloskey is a Board-Certified Dermatologist. She had acne when she was younger, which lends her a unique perspective on her patients' skin conditions. Having been a patient herself, she truly puts her heart and soul into the treatment she provides. She also takes great pride in the fact that she completed her dermatology residency at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. Her advice to anyone who might be nervous about a procedure is that she will do her best to make them as comfortable as possible while answering any and all questions honestly and directly.

Dr. McCloskey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Dermatology
  •  Board certified in Dermatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola University Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Graduate School Of Med

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Chicago Dermatological Society, Member
  • OLeary Society, Member
  • Womens Dermatologic Society, Member

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion