Dr. Kimberly P. Cockerham MD
Ophthalmologist36 W YOKUTS AVE 2 Stockton CA, 95207
Dr. Kimberly Cockerham is an ophthalmologist practicing in the Central Valley of California. Dr. Cockerham specializes in oculofacial plastics, orbital disease and neuro-ophthalmology. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Cockerham takes of medical issues that require medications and performs both cosmetic and reconstructive. Clinical interests include eyelid and orbital oncology, thyroid eye disease, aging changes of the eyelids and face, cranial nerve dysfunction and optic nerve disorders. For more information, visit CockerhamMD.com
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Retained stenting material: an unusual cause of dacryocystorhinostomy failure.
- Ophthalmic manifestations of infections caused by the USA300 clone of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
- Periorbital zygomycosis (mucormycosis) treated with posaconazole.
- Use of lone star elastic stay hooks in orbital surgery.
- Atypical presentations of pleomorphic adenoma of the lacrimal gland.
- Botulinum toxin A therapy for medial rectus injury during endoscopic sinus surgery.
- Growth of a presumed orbital venous anomaly during pregnancy with spontaneous resolution postpartum.
- Visual performance and the ocular surface in traumatic brain injury.
- Visual quality of life in veterans with blast-induced traumatic brain injury.
- Closed-globe injuries of the ocular surface associated with combat blast exposure.
- Automated Perimetry and Visual Dysfunction in Blast-Related Traumatic Brain Injury.
- Novel Approach to Skin Closure Following Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty.
- Orbital disease, optic nerve and chiasm.
- The prevalence and implications of ocular hypertension and glaucoma in thyroid-associated orbitopathy.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor Stanford Department of Ophthalmology 2006 - 2018
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Oculofacial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery
- North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
- American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
- Walter Reed Army Med Center 1988
- Army Med Coll, Quaid-e-Azam Univ, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
- George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
- Army Med Coll, Quaid-e-Azam Univ, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- Founder, Let's Face It Together
- Letterman Army Medical Center (General Surgery)
- Allegheny General Hospital (Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery) (Neuro-Ophthalmology); Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Operation Desert Storm, Somalia)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, California Academy Of Eye Physicians And Surgeons, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, The California Society Of Facial Plastic Surgery, The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Articles and Publications
- -Book: Diagnosis and Management of Orbital Disease -section Editor for Ocular Surgery News and EyeNet -health advisor and contributor for Men??s Health -over 100 other articles published
What do you attribute your success to?
- Having a passion for what she does and the rewards she finds in her work.
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