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
529 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

      • Singh R, Gupta P, Kloecker GH, Singh S, Lillard JW Jr. Expression and clinical significance of CXCR5/CXCL13 in human non‑small cell lung carcinoma. Int J Oncol. 2014 Dec;45(6):2232-40. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2014.2688. Epub 2014 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 25271023; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4215579.
      • Gupta P, Sharma PK, Mir H, Singh R, Singh N, Kloecker GH, Lillard JW Jr, Singh S. CCR9/CCL25 expression in non-small cell lung cancer correlates with aggressive disease and mediates key steps of metastasis. Oncotarget. 2014 Oct 30;5(20):10170-9. PubMed PMID: 25296976; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4259413.
      • Abdolmohammadi A, Sears W, Rai S, Pan J, Alexander J, Kloecker G. Survey of primary care physicians on therapeutic approaches to lung and breast cancers. South Med J. 2014 Jul;107(7):437-42. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000134. PubMed PMID: 25010586.
      • 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. 2014 Apr;27(4):535-42. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.170. Epub 2013 Sep 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 24030743.
      • 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.
      • Yan J, Kloecker G, Fleming C, Bousamra M 2nd, Hansen R, Hu X, Ding C, Cai Y, Xiang D, Donninger H, Eaton JW, Clark GJ. Human polymorphonuclear neutrophils specifically recognize and kill cancerous cells. Oncoimmunology. 2014 Jul 3;3(7):e950163. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25610737; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4292216.
      • 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.
      • 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.