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Kimberly Cockerham grew up in San Mateo, California and pursued her undergraduate degree in Biology at University of California, San Diego and graduated with honors. While in college, she earned her emergency medical technician degree and worked as a phlebotomist (blood drawer) at the local VA hospital. Once accepted to Medical School, Dr. Cockerham enrolled in the US Army Health Scholarship Program. On graduation with honors from George Washington University with her M.D., she was honored by being elected into the medical honors society, alpha omega alpha for graduating at the top of her class. As an active duty physician, Dr. Cockerham completed basic training at Ft Ord, did a tour of duty for a summer at Tripler Hospital in Oahu and competed a general surgery internship at Letterman Army Medical Center at the Presidio of San Francisco. The remainder of Dr. Cockerham's Army experience was primarily at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. where she completed her residency, one fellowship and then went on to be the Chief of Oculofacial Plastics and Orbital Reconstruction. Dr. Cockerham is married to Glenn Cockerham who is the National Director for Ophthalmology for the Veterans Administration. She has a teenage daughter and son, a big German Shepard and pug named Doug.
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Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Tear Duct Disorders
Thyroid Eye Disease
Visual Field Defects
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
Cosmetic Facial Surgery
Cosmetic Laser Surgery
Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
Enucleation of Eye
Excision of Chalazion
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
Orbital Surgical Procedures
Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Lid Retraction
Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
Skin Lesion Biopsy
Skin Lesion Removal
Tear Drainage Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of California At San Diego
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School | Graduated 1987
Letterman Army Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
Allegheny Genl Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
Walter Reed Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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