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

        • 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. 2016 Apr;39(2):147-53. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000039. PubMed PMID: 24457534.
        • Khosravi F, Trainor P, Rai SN, Kloecker G, Wickstrom E, Panchapakesan B. Label-free capture of breast cancer cells spiked in buffy coats using carbon nanotube antibody micro-arrays. Nanotechnology. 2016 Apr 1;27(13):13LT02. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/13/13LT02. Epub 2016 Feb 22. PubMed PMID: 26901310.
        • Albeituni SH, Ding C, Liu M, Hu X, Luo F, Kloecker G, Bousamra M 2nd, Zhang HG, Yan J. Yeast-Derived Particulate β-Glucan Treatment Subverts the Suppression of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC) by Inducing Polymorphonuclear MDSC Apoptosis and Monocytic MDSC Differentiation to APC in Cancer. J Immunol. 2016 Mar 1;196(5):2167-80. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501853. Epub 2016 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 26810222; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4761495.
        • Liu M, Luo F, Ding C, Albeituni S, Hu X, Ma Y, Cai Y, McNally L, Sanders MA, Jain D, Kloecker G, Bousamra M 2nd, Zhang HG, Higashi RM, Lane AN, Fan TW, Yan J. Dectin-1 Activation by a Natural Product β-Glucan Converts Immunosuppressive Macrophages into an M1-like Phenotype. J Immunol. 2015 Nov 15;195(10):5055-65. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1501158. Epub 2015 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 26453753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4637216.
        • 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. 2015 Oct;38(5):448-56. doi: 10.1097/COC.0b013e3182a5346d. PubMed PMID: 24064751.
        • Khanal S, Joh J, Kwon AM, Zahin M, Perez CA, Dunlap NE, Silverman CL, Tennant PA, Potts KL, Kloecker GH, Bumpous JM, Ghim SJ, Jenson AB, Redman RA. Human papillomavirus E7 serology and association with p16 immunohistochemistry in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Exp Mol Pathol. 2015 Oct;99(2):335-40. doi: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2015.06.018. Epub 2015 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 26116154.
        • Mir H, Singh R, Kloecker GH, Lillard JW Jr, Singh S. CXCR6 expression in non-small cell lung carcinoma supports metastatic process via modulating metalloproteinases. Oncotarget. 2015 Apr 30;6(12):9985-98. PubMed PMID: 25888629; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4496412.
        • Kanaan Z, Kloecker GH, Paintal A, Perez CA. Novel targeted therapies for resistant ALK-rearranged non-small-cell lung cancer: ceritinib and beyond. Onco Targets Ther. 2015 Apr 20;8:885-92. doi: 10.2147/OTT.S67262. eCollection 2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 25945060; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4408973.
        • 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.