Dr. Kimberly Cockerham, MD

Dr. Kimberly Cockerham, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Kimberly Cockerham, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Lodi, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

1826 W Kettleman Ln Ste F3

Lodi, CA 95242

Contact Information

(209) 952-3705

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Cockerham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cockerham "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cockerham "I strive to provide the most advanced and least invasive medical therapeutics, laser and surgical approaches to meet your needs. I have been caring for patients for over two decades and am dedicated to providing personalized care in a calm and caring environment. Communicate with me directly and securely using my iphone app Doctorbase PandaHealth.

In 2010, I founded the Let's Face it Together Foundation helping over 500 people rebuild their lives - face first. Proceeds from cosmetic products & services help benefit those in need. Please visit: LFITfoundation to learn more about my foundation and how you can help."

3  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wrinkles


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37  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Brow Lift
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • 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
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • 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
Media & Publications

Dr. Cockerham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Cockerham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cockerham to family and friends
36 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cockerham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

My ‘droopy’ eyelids were causing frustrations with constant rubbing of eyes and minor visual impairment. Dr. Kim performed upper eye lid surgery (blepharoplasty) and the results were wonderful. A few months later she performed Co2 laser resurfacing on eye lid area and forehead, and IPL (pulsed...more
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This Dr. Is outstanding. If you need eye surgery she is the person to see. The real deal, fast, did a wonderful procedure on me. Eyes look great, vision is vastly improved. Really enjoyed the whole experience. Hank Dasse
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I'm 46 years old and have a few wrinkles developing on my forehead and around my eyes. I never really considered Botox but after talking with Dr. Cockerham and seeing results of some of her work, I was excited to try it. The results are amazing and I recommend her to anyone thinking about getting...more
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I wanted to have Botox for years and was always to nervous because I have seen friends get it and I didn't like their results. After seeing a friend of mine get Botox from Dr. Cockerham, who's results were amazing, I finally did it! Dr. Cockerham is so informative, friendly and makes you...more
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I have gone to Dr. Cockerham twice for dermal facial fillers. I have been so happy with the results. Dr. Cockerham is knowledgeable, professional, and very personable. I would recommend her to all of my friends.
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