Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

Madison Medical Affiliates & Ascension are working together to keep our community healthy during this time and prevent the spread of infection while also offering options for easier access to care.

  • If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath and need care, please call your personal physician, as a first step. We recommend if you have symptoms, you should stay home and avoid exposing others until you can talk with a doctor.
  • Madison Medical Affiliates is offering TeleHealth visits with our providers through Ascension Online Care. Please call our office to schedule a TeleHealth visit.
  • New temporary visitor rules have been implemented to try to decrease the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and to keep our patients, families, care teams and the communities we serve safe. At this time, facilities near you may be restricting visitors. Please contact us before visiting.
  • If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or difficulty breathing, go directly to the ER or dial 911.

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Manish Gharia, M.D.

Manish Gharia, M.D.

A Wisconsin native, Dr. Manish Gharia established the Mohs Program at Madison Medical Affiliates in 2007 after practicing Mohs Surgery in solo practice since 2004. Dr. Gharia attended the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and completed his medical degree and residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Gharia completed a fellowship in Mohs Surgery at 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 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 Wisconsin Medical Society and is a current Board Representative to the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Gharia is Board Certified in Dermatology and a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He has published and presented on Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery-related topics internationally and regularly conducts trials in skin cancer research.



Carmen Balding, M.D. Manish Gharia, M.D. Camile Hexsel, M.D.

Office Locations:

The Bluemound Center

N4 W22370 Bluemound Road, Suite 200 | Waukesha, WI 53186
Appointments: (262) 574-9920