“Over the last two decades, I have had the privilege to care for so many wonderful people. I continue to learn something new every day from my patients and their families. The Foundation was the insightful idea of one of my underserved patients”
“My time in the military taught me to honor and respect my patients and their families and also to understand the larger role physicians can play in a community. I remain very committed (through my foundation Let’s Face It Together) to helping the underinsured and their families rebuild their lives – face first.”
STOCKTON - Christine Herrera still can't believe her good fortune the day last summer when Dr. Kimberly Cockerham walked into her life.
Since 2001, Herrera, 50, a Stockton grandmother who spends her days caring for many of her nine grandchildren, had watched in dismay, then horror, as a small ball of tissue formed over her left eye and started to get bigger and bigger.
In San Joaquin Valley, the number of uninsured and under-insured is staggering. Which is one reason why Dr. Kimberly Cockerham is committed to providing medical care and reconstructive surgery for those who can't afford to pay. In 2010, she started Let's Face It Together Foundation, a non profit organization committed to rebuilding lives - face first. Click here to read the full article