MetroDerm Offers Pediatric Dermatology and Vascular Surgery

September is an exciting month at MetroDerm as we welcome two new physicians to the practice. Dr. Sarah Skillman is a board certified dermatologist with a specialty in pediatric dermatology and Dr. Laura Garvey is a board certified vascular surgeon. With these qualified professionals, we are proud to expand our services and offer more in pediatric dermatology and vascular surgery.

Introducing Dr. SkillmanDr. Sarah Skilman, MD, specialty in pediatric dermatology

SPECIALTIES:
She practices general and pediatric dermatology.

DID YOU KNOW?
-Dr. Skillman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Society of Pediatric Dermatology and of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance.
-She has presented at the national meetings for the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society of Pediatric Dermatology.
-She has published original research in peer-reviewed scientific journal.
-During her fellowship, she learned various aspects of pediatric dermatology including atopic dermatitis, acne, genetic skin disorders, birthmarks, hemangiomas and vascular lesions. She is trained in performing skin procedures including lasers in pediatric patients.

EDUCATION:
Dr. Skillman completed her undergraduate studies in biology and microbiology at the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude with honors. She earned her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She went on to complete a transitional medicine internship at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and her dermatology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. As a dermatology resident, she served as chief resident and she was awarded the Cleveland Francoeur Outstanding Dermatology Resident of the Year award. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Indiana University School of Medicine.

FUN FACTS:
Dr. Skillman is excited to return to the Atlanta area after spending several years on the West Coast and in the Mid-West. She looks forward to exploring the city with her husband, her two children and her dog.

Introducing Dr. GarveyDr. Laura Garvey, MD, specialty in vascular surgery

SPECIALTIES:
Dr. Garvey is a board certified vascular surgeon who has been in practice in the Atlanta area since 2002. She specializes in the treatment of all venous diseases.

DID YOU KNOW?
-Dr. Garvey is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.
-She is an active member of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

EDUCATION:
Dr. Garvey received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Virginia where she was an Echols Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated from the University of California Medical School in Los Angeles in 1995. She completed her residency and fellowship training in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2002. She has been certified as a Registered Vascular Technologist since 2007.

FUN FACTS:
In her free time, Dr. Garvey enjoys hiking, skiing, playing tennis and spending time with her husband and 3 boys.

To schedule an appointment:

Both physicians will be seeing patients at the Johnson Ferry/Perimeter office. If you would like to make an appointment, please call us at 404-257-9933.