Dr. Kimberly P. Cockerham MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Kimberly Cockerham is an ophthalmologist in Stockton, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Dominican Hospital and El Camino Hospital. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Cockerham accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 19 doctors at Dominican Hospital and one of 47 at El Camino Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Cosmetic medicine, Thyroid, Thyroid Eye Disease, Eyelid Rejuvenation, Adult Strabismus

Education & Medical Training

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency, 1992

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship, Neuro-Ophthalmology, 1992–1993

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship, Plastics, Orbit and Surgical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 1994–1995

Letterman Army Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery, 1987–1988

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1987


Other Training, Biology, 1978–1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 21 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2011

Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2010

Best New Business, Los Altos Chamber of Commerce
2009

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2009

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2010

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2011

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2012

America’s Top Ophthalmologists, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2013

Best of the Best, San Jose Magazine
2008

Best of the Bay, KRON 4
2008

Hearbeat of America Award for Public Service
2008

Silicon Valley's Who's Who, San Jose Business Journal
2008

Best Doctors in America
2008

Best Doctors in America
2009

Best Doctors in America
2010

Best Doctors in America
2011

Best Doctors in America
2012

Best Doctors in America
2013

Lifetime Achievement, Who's Who in Medicine
2007

Star Award of Excellence, UCSF
2005

Star Award of Excellence, UCSF
2006

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2005

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2006

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2007

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2008

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2009

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2010

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2011

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2012

America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical LTD
2013

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2003

Merrill Reeh Pathology Award, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstruction Surgeons (ASOPRS)
2002

Who's Who in Medicine
2000

Who's Who in American Women
2000

Meritorious Service Medal, WRAMC
1998

Best Fellow's Paper, North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
1993

Superior Unit Award, WRAMC
1993

Best Resident's Paper, WRAMC
1992

National Defense Service Medal, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
1991

Army Commendation Medal, McDonald Army Medical Center
1989

Superior Unit Award, Letterman Army Medical Center
1988

Alpha Omega Alpha, George Washington University
1987

National Service Ribbon, George Washington University
1983

Fellow, American Society of Oculofacial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery

Publications & Presentations

IgG4-positivie sclerosing orbital inflammation involving the conjunctiva: A case report
Paulus YM, CockerhamKP, Cockerham GC, Gratzinger D 2012 1 1

Visual Performance and the Ocular Surface in Traumatic Brain Injury
Cockerham GC, Rice TA, Hewes EH, Cockerham KP, et al 2012 1 1

Closed-eye ocular injuries in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars
Cockerham GC, Rice TA, Hewes EH, Cockerham KP, et al 2011 6 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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