Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D., MBA, MSPH, FACP

Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D., MBA, MSPH, FACP

Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D., MSPH, FACP

Goetz H. Kloecker, M.D., MBA, MSPH, FACP

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Medical Oncology/Hematology Fellowship Program
James Graham Brown Cancer Center
530 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-2522 - Academic Office
502-562-4370 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Medical Oncology - Lung Health


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology / Hematology / Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Technical University of Munich
  • Residency: University of Erlangen; Free University of Berlin; University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville
  • MBA: Morehead State University
  • MSPH: University of Louisville


Recent Publications

    • Parks J, Kloecker G, Woo S, Dunlap NE. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy as Salvage for Intrathoracic Recurrence in Patients With Previously Irradiated Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24457534.
    • Lee K, Kloecker G, Pan J, Rai S, Dunlap NE. The Integration of Multimodality Care for the Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer in a Rural Population and Its Impact on Survival. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24064751.
    • Haninger DM, Kloecker GH, Bousamra Ii M, Nowacki MR, Slone SP. Hepatoid adenocarcinoma of the lung: report of five cases and review of the literature. Mod Pathol. 2013 Sep 13. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.170. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24030743.
    • Ma Y, Xiang D, Sun J, Ding C, Liu M, Hu X, Li G, Kloecker G, Zhang HG, Yan J. Targeting of antigens to B lymphocytes via CD19 as a means for tumor vaccine development. J Immunol. 2013 Jun 1;190(11):5588-99. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1203216. Epub 2013 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 23630363; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3660458.
    • Rinehart J, Arnold S, Kloecker G, Lim A, Zaydan MA, Baeker T, Maheshwari JG, Carloss H, Slone S, Shelton B, Croley J, Kvale E, Brooks M, Leggas M. Phase II randomized trial of carboplatin and gemcitabine with or without dexamethasone pre-treatment in patients with Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2013 May;71(5):1375-83. doi: 10.1007/s00280-013-2111-3. Epub 2013 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 23475103.
    • Xiang D, Zhang B, Doll D, Shen K, Kloecker G, Freter C. Lung cancer screening: from imaging to biomarker. Biomark Res. 2013 Jan 16;1(1):4. doi: 10.1186/2050-7771-1-4. PubMed PMID: 24252206; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3776246.
    • Storey R, Joh J, Kwon A, Jenson AB, Ghim SJ, Kloecker GH. Detection of Immunoglobulin G against E7 of Human Papillomavirus in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Oncol. 2013;2013:240164. doi: 10.1155/2013/240164. Epub 2013 Mar 3. PubMed PMID: 23533408; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3603668.
    • Sethi TK, El-Ghamry MN, Kloecker GH. Radon and lung cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2012 Mar;10(3):157-64. Review. PubMed PMID: 22402423.
    • Qi C, Cai Y, Gunn L, Ding C, Li B, Kloecker G, Qian K, Vasilakos J, Saijo S, Iwakura Y, Yannelli JR, Yan J. Differential pathways regulating innate and adaptive antitumor immune responses by particulate and soluble yeast-derived β-glucans. Blood. 2011 Jun 23;117(25):6825-36. doi: 10.1182/blood-2011-02-339812. Epub 2011 Apr 29. PubMed PMID: 21531981; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3128477.
    • Hirschowitz EA, Mullins A, Prajapati D, Baeker T, Kloecker G, Foody T, Damron K, Love C, Yannelli JR. Pilot study of 1650-G: a simplified cellular vaccine for lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Jan;6(1):169-73. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181fb5c22. PubMed PMID: 21150468.