Dr. Kathleen Garvey, MD

Dermatology ·  Female

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Dr. Kathleen Garvey, MD is a dermatologist in Oconomowoc, WI and has been practicing for 10 years. She specializes in dermatology.


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Dr. Garvey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garvey treats Dermatitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Garvey treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rash
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garvey treats Rash more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Garvey treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Skin Tag Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garvey performs Skin Tag Removal more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Garvey performs this procedure more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Garvey's conditions and procedures:

  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Birthmark
  • Canker Sore
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Lichen Planus
  • Mole Removal
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Ulcer
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

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

Dr. Garvey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garvey

4.9

Based on 239 reviews

5 Stars
96.65271966527196%
(231)
4 Stars
1.6736401673640167%
(4)
3 Stars
0.41841004184100417%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
1.2552301255230125%
(3)

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The best! Makes you feel very comfortable and explains everything very thoroughly!
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Very thorough, explained everything very well. Appreciated how they look out for the patients on the financial end of things. Excellent service, highly recommend!!
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I found her to be straight forward in our discussions and recommendations. I understood all of the options before choosing the one that I am using. I trust her such that I will continue to be treated by her.
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Pleasant, competent, and very thorough in her exams. Very friendly staff.
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Dr. Garvey is a fantastic physician with much expertise in dermatology. She is friendly, personable, compassionate, knowledgeable, and always explains things in an easy to understand way. I have highly recommended her to all of my family and friends. Her staff is also made up of great people as well.
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Always excellence delivered! That is why I travel over an hour to see her. Personable and a leader in her field!
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Very careful and complete exam
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Dr Garvey is a joy!
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Excellent experience in every way
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Dr. Garvey is very thorough and explains everything completely. Her staff is very friendly and helpful as well.
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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)