Andrea (Lora) Kossler, MD

Andrea (Lora) Kossler, MD

Ophthalmology Palo Alto, CA

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Office Address

  • 2452 Watson Crt
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    Phone: (650) 723-6995

Andrea (Lora) Kossler, MD

Ophthalmology Palo Alto, CA

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


  • Andrea Lora Kossler, MD, is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery and Orbital Oncology Service at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford. She specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the forehead, mid-face, and eyes with a special interest in aesthetic medicine. Dr. Kossler’s research interests include thyroid eye disease, orbital oncology, and neurostimulation of the lacrimal gland to treat dry eye disease.

    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 finish her fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery and served as a Clinic Instructor of Ophthalmology.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Thyroid Eye Disease; Mohs Reconstruction; Orbital Oncology; Cosmetic Surgery; Neurostimulation

Education & Training

  • University of Miami Hospital & Clinic
  • University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of FloridaMount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
  • Georgetown University School of MedicineGeorgetown University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2012 - 2015
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Annual AAO Conference: Best Ocular & Orbital Oncology PaperAAO- American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Marvin Quickert Thesis AwardASOPRS- American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    • Valedictorian & Summa Cum LaudeGeorgetown University School of Medicine

    Publications & Presentations


    Other Languages

    • Spanish
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