Dr. Joanne McAlvany, MD

Dr. Joanne McAlvany, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Joanne McAlvany, MD is a dermatologist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Florida in 1987 and specializes in dermatology and pediatrics.

1951 Clairmont Rd

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McAlvany performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 71% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 65% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

18  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Emory
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wake Forest
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McAlvany has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McAlvany's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McAlvany to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McAlvany's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I saw Dr. McAlvany for a scalp issue. She took care of me and had me in and out in less than 15 minutes. Very satisfied with her treatment.
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This was my first - and last- appointment with Dr. McAlvany. I got the feeling she didn't really know what was causing my skin irritation - she mentioned several things before writing a prescription. I didn't feel confident dealing with her. She looked very unprofessional - barefoot in...more
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