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

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

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

UofL 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

Featured Publications

  • Reynolds SB, Hashmi H, Ngo P, Kloecker G. Rescue therapy for acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura unresponsive to conventional treatment. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jan 14;12(1). pii: bcr-2018-227717. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227717. PubMed PMID: 30642865.
  • Rios J, Gosain R, Goulart BH, Huang B, Oechsli MN, McDowell JK, Chen Q, Tucker T, Kloecker GH. Treatment and outcomes of non-small-cell lung cancer patients with high comorbidity. Cancer Manag Res. 2018 Jan 24;10:167-175. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S151935. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29416376; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5789001.
  • Byers LA, Horn L, Ghandi J, Kloecker G, Owonikoko T, Waqar SN, Krzakowski M, Cardnell RJ, Fujimoto J, Taverna P, Azab M, Camidge DR. A phase 2, open-label, multi-center study of amuvatinib in combination with platinum etoposide chemotherapy in platinum-refractory small cell lung cancer patients. Oncotarget. 2017 Aug 3;8(46):81441-81454. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.19888. eCollection 2017 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 29113403; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5655298.
  • Diaz JA, Rai SN, Wu X, Chao JH, Dias AL, Kloecker GH. Phase II Trial on Extending the Maintenance Flushing Interval of Implanted Ports. J Oncol Pract. 2017 Jan;13(1):e22-e28. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.010843. Epub 2016 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 28084883.
  • Srinivasamaharaj S, Salame BK, Rios-Perez J, Kloecker G, Perez CA. The role of alectinib in the treatment of advanced ALK-rearranged non-small-cell lung cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2016 Dec;16(12):1227-1233. Epub 2016 Nov 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 27744726.
  • Khosravi F, Trainor PJ, Lambert C, Kloecker G, Wickstrom E, Rai SN, Panchapakesan B. Static micro-array isolation, dynamic time series classification, capture and enumeration of spiked breast cancer cells in blood: the nanotube-CTC chip. Nanotechnology. 2016 Nov 4;27(44):44LT03. Epub 2016 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 27680886; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5374058.
  • Ma Y, Xiang D, Sun J, Ding C, Liu M, Hu X, Li G, Kloecker G, Zhang HG, Yan J. Correction: Targeting of Antigens to B Lymphocytes via CD19 as a Means for Tumor Vaccine Development. J Immunol. 2016 May 1;196(9):3969. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600344. PubMed PMID: 27183654.
  • 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. Correction: Dectin-1 Activation by a Natural Product β-Glucan Converts Immunosuppressive Macrophages into an M1-like Phenotype. J Immunol. 2016 May 1;196(9):3968. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600345. PubMed PMID: 27183653.
  • Albeituni SH, Ding C, Liu M, Hu X, Luo F, Kloecker G, Bousamra M 2nd, Zhang HG, Yan J. Correction: 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 May 1;196(9):3967. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600346. PubMed PMID: 27183652.
  • 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.