Dr. Kathleen Garvey, MD

Dr. Kathleen Garvey, MD

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Dr. Kathleen Garvey, MD is a dermatologist in Oconomowoc, WI and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

Forefront Dermatology - Oconomowoc

1320 Pabst Farms Cir Ste 180

Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Ringworm
normal
more than 69% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
normal
more than 68% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Garvey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Garvey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garvey "Dr. Garvey is a Board-Certified Dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of general skin conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis (eczema), psoriasis, plus the treatment of skin cancer."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garvey "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."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

23  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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.

Education

  • Miami University, Oh
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mayo Clinic, Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mayo Clinic, Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garvey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member
  • Waukesha County Medical Society, Member

Dr. Garvey's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garvey to family and friends
189 total reviews (118 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (189)

  • 5
    (183)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Garvey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (118)

Dr. Garvey and the staff at Oconomowoc are understanding, patient, knowledgeable and professional. Dr. Garvey is also very thorough and follows up quickly with patients concerns.
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Dr Garvey and her staff were very pleasant. My wait time was not very long and she explained quite a bit to me while we spoke. I would absolutely recommend her to everyone.
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Earning your 5 star rating is very much appreciated. Thank you.

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Very thorough and pleasant. Rather long wait times, but still worth it.
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I've already recommended Dr. Garvey several times. She makes her patients feel totally comfortable. I'll be going back with any of my dermatology needs.
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Thank you for the recommendation and positive feedback. I appreciate it very much.

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Excellent. I would recommend Dr. Garvey to anyone with Dermatology needs.
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Thank you for the 5 star rating. I appreciate it very much.

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