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

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

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

UofL Health - 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.