Andrea Lora Kossler, MD, FACS

Andrea Lora Kossler, MD, FACS

Associate Professor - University Medical Line, Ophthalmology
Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (2012) FL
Residency: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (2010) FL
Medical Education: Georgetown University Internal Medicine Residency (2006) DC
Member, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Ophthalmic Reconstructive and Facial Plastic Surgery (2014)
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (2012)
Board Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (2012)
Fellowship, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery & Orbital Oncology (2012)
Internship: Mount Sinai Med Ctr/ Miami Bch (2007) FL
Andrea Lora Kossler, MD, FACS, is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University School of Medicine, Director of the Oculofacial Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery, and Co-Director of the Orbital and Ocular Oncology Service at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford. Dr. Kossler specializes in thyroid eye disease, orbital oncology, and aesthetic oculoplastic surgery. Andrea customizes treatment to each patient’s surgery goals and has developed a reputation as a “top doctor” in oculoplastic patient care. Andrea has been in practice for over 11 years and treats adults and children with oculoplastic and conditions.

Dr. Kossler is an expert in thyroid eye disease and orbital surgery and the Co-Director of the Thyroid Eye Disease Center at Stanford University and an expert in orbital surgery. Andrea’s research interests include the proteomic evaluation of inflammatory ocular surface and orbital diseases, modulation of neural reflexes via neurotization and neurostimulation, evaluating targeted therapies for cutaneous and orbital malignancy, and advancing therapies for thyroid eye disease. Dr. Kossler has authored over 100 publications, abstracts and book chapters and is a national and international speaker on oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery.

Andrea earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine where she graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian of her class. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida where she graduated with highest honors. She completed her internship in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and her residency in Ophthalmology at the number one ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She continued at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to complete a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and served as a Clinic Instructor of Ophthalmology.

Outside of work Andrea enjoys time with her husband, two daughters and dog Roxy.