Dr. Manish Gharia, MD

Dr. Manish Gharia, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Manish Gharia, MD is a mohs micrographic surgery specialist in Waukesha, WI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1996 and specializes in mohs micrographic surgery and dermatology.Read his story

N4W22370 Bluemound Rd Ste 200

Waukesha, WI 53186

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
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  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Gharia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gharia "A Wisconsin native, Dr. Gharia established the Mohs Program at Madison Medical Affiliates in 2007 after practicing Mohs in solo practice since 2004. Dr. Gharia was raised in Racine and attended the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He received his medical degree and completed his residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Gharia completed a fellowship in Mohs surgery at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Prior to moving back to Milwaukee, he was named Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he was also formerly Director of Dermatologic Surgery Education. He was formerly the Director of Dermatologic Surgery at the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, is past President of the Wisconsin Dermatological Society, served as the Dermatology Delegate to the Wisconsin Medical Society and is current Wisconsin Dermatological Society Advisory Board Representative to the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Gharia is Board Certified in Dermatology and fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He has published and presented on Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery-related topics locally, nationally and internationally, and conducts trials in skin cancer research."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gharia "My interests include providing the patient with the best overall outcome within a warm friendly setting and with an eye on cost effectiveness of the care being rendered."

2  Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

23  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Good Samaritan Reg Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Med College Wi/froedhert Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Richard Bennett Md/ UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Gharia's Reviews

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12 total reviews (8 have comments)

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Dr. Gharia's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Our son had an obscure skin condition that 2 derms in our city couldn’t diagnose. We were then referred to Dr. Gharia given his national stature in dermatology, and flew to MKE to see him. Not only did he correctly diagnose our son’s condition, but he cured him of it. What struck us most about Dr....more
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I was very pleased with the results, knowledge, and professionalism. Excellent medical experience! Thank you!
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Dr. Gharia was wonderful when I brought my 5 year old in for a growth on her finger. She was very nervous at first but his warm and friendly manner immediately put her at ease. He was very patient and careful removing her growth and she felt no pain during the procedure. He spent a great deal...more
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My daughter took me to see Dr. Gharia for a spot on my nose that she was concerned about. He made me feel very comfortable and was thorough in his exam. He did perform a biopsy, which was explained in great detail and went very smoothly. His bedside manner is one in a million and I'm thrilled that...more
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Dr. Gharia was very welcoming and made us feel very comfortable during my visit with my 15 year old son. My son was very anxious about getting the shave biopsy done, but Dr. Gharia talked us through the entire procedure. He made sure we understood what was happening and did not rush us. We were...more
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