Laurel Naversen Geraghty, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist who joined Dermatology & Laser Associates, LLP in October 2016.
Dr. Geraghty (pronounced “Garrity”) completed her dermatology residency at Stanford University in 2016, earned her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 2012, and completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, she worked in New York City as a writer and editor, and served as Senior Editor at Glamour magazine.
Her clinical interests include skin cancer prevention and early detection, general dermatology, pediatric dermatology, lasers, and aesthetic dermatology. Dr. Geraghty has published academic papers on melanoma, skin disorders of pregnancy, cosmetic dermatology, and lasers for the treatment of scars, wrinkles, and other conditions. Her work has appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association and Cancer. She has spoken at national dermatology conferences and directed Stanford’s resident cosmetic dermatology clinic for two years.
Dr. Geraghty is frequently quoted as a cosmetic and medical dermatology expert in national magazines, including Elle, Allure, Glamour, Brides, Reader's Digest, Health, and Women's Health.
In her journalism career, Dr. Geraghty’s articles on dermatology, health and beauty have appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, Allure, Self, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, Prevention, and Women’s Health, among other publications. Throughout medical school, she was co-host of the award-winning “Dermatology Show” on Sirius-XM Satellite Radio. She has appeared as a beauty and skin-care expert on numerous New York and national television news shows.
Dr. Geraghty grew up in southern Oregon, and enjoys working in the same practice as her father, Dr. Douglas Naversen.