Kimberly Cockerham

Stanford Uiversity, USA

Kimberly Cockerham, MD, FACS, recipient of the AAO Senior Achievement Award, has two decades of experience investigating wound healing and fibrosis within the context of ophthalmology, orbital disease, facial plastics and neuro-ophthalmology. She has been the Chief of Oculoplastics and Orbital Disease at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, UCSF and Stanford University. She has published nearly 100 peer reviewed articles, papers and chapters and co-authored the book Diagnosis and Management of Orbital Disease. She is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of ophthalmology at Stanford University and runs the Orbit and Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at the VA Palo Alto Health System. Her private practice is located in Silicon Valley where she consults for companies interested in scar revision, wound healing and fibrosis. She is Section Editor for Ophthalmology Surgery and EyeNet, health advisor and writer for Men’s Health and serves as a reviewer for multi-disciplinary journals in print and online. Dr. Cockerham’s research interests include thyroid eye disease, post-traumatic fibrosis and wound healing. She is a co-investigator in a DOD funded study aimed at creating a neuro-protective and anti-fibrotic eluting stent. Her E-store provides access to telemedicine directed organic skincare to combat inflammation, UV damage and promote wound healing. ( Dr. Cockerham’s non-profit foundation “Let’s Face It Together” provides care for uninsured patients with autoimmune or post-traumatic ocular or facial alterations.

Biography Updated on 14 April 2011

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