Kona Dermatologist

Board Certified Dermatologist
Trained at the Mayo Clinic

Specializing in Medical Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery for most Skin Conditions and Disorders

Board Certified in Dermatology and Dermatologic surgery. Trained at Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.
Clinical Researcher at Johnson and Johnson Dermatology division.

Joy A. McElroy, M.D. FAAD

Dr. Joy McElroy is a highly skilled dermatologist trained at Mayo Clinic. She is Board Certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and has been practicing Medical Dermatology since 1987. Serving Kailua-Kona since 1993.

Brenda Kemp, APRN

Brenda Kemp has spent her entire career in the healthcare industry.  She is Board Certified, and has been trained by Dr. Joy McElroy here at Kona Dermatologist.

We are so grateful for all the kind reviews from our patients

Best Dermatologist on the Big Island! She is thorough and professional and makes sure you are taken care of! I highly recommend her.

Michelle V.

Dr. McElroy took the time to address several skin issues with the same care & concern that you may expect from friends or family...and this was my first visit!

Eric G.

Dr. McElroy, is very knowledgeable and takes time to educate her patient. She' s big on preventative services and has state of the art equipment. She is very efficient.

Louise T.

Conditions & Treatments

Skin Care Topics

Topics include: Sun Safety, Skin Care Basics, Tattoos, Tanning, Skin Cancers, and more.

Skin infections

Topics include: Herpes, Boils, Impetigo, Candidiasis, Shingles, Folliculitis, and more.

Skin Growths

Topics include: Seborrheic Keratosis, Moles, Warts, and Actinic Keratosis.

Skin Anatomy

Covers the anatomy of the skin such as the Epidermis, Dermis, and Subcutaneous.

Skin Conditions

Conditions include" Acne, Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Hives, and more.

Moles & Wrinkles

This section covers common conditions such as Acne, Moles and Wrinkles.

The Best Experience Ever

"I am no stranger to the professional healthcare arena. Dr Joy McElroy and staff exhibit most all the character traits of an exquisitely led, sincerely caring medical facility. Their courteous professionalism sets a standard by which other health care businesses should be measured."
George H.
5-Star Review

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