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

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

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

UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

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

Clinical Expertise
Benign Hematology; Thoracic Oncology

Board Certifications

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

  • Gieske MR, Kerns J, Schmitt GM, Kloecker G, Budhani IA, Nolan J, Williams VA, Alkapalan D, Ferguson K, Yadav R, Calhoun RF. Overcoming barriers to lung cancer screening using a systemwide approach with additional focus on the non-screened. J Med Screen. 2024 Jun;31(2):99-106. doi: 10.1177/09691413231208160. Epub 2023 Oct 19. PMID: 37855047.
  • Leal T, Kotecha R, Ramlau R, Zhang L, Milanowski J, Cobo M, Roubec J, Petruzelka L, Havel L, Kalmadi S, Ward J, Andric Z, Berghmans T, Gerber DE, Kloecker G, Panikkar R, Aerts J, Delmonte A, Pless M, Greil R, Rolfo C, Akerley W, Eaton M, Iqbal M, Langer C; LUNAR Study Investigators. Tumor Treating Fields therapy with standard systemic therapy versus standard systemic therapy alone in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer following progression on or after platinum-based therapy (LUNAR): a randomised, open-label, pivotal phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol. 2023 Sep;24(9):1002-1017. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00344-3. Erratum in: Lancet Oncol. 2024 Jun;25(6):e234. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(24)00221-3. PMID: 37657460.
  • Katiyar V, Chesney J, Kloecker G. Cellular Therapy for Lung Cancer: Focusing on Chimeric Antigen Receptor T (CAR T) Cells and Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte (TIL) Therapy. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Jul 23;15(14):3733. doi: 10.3390/cancers15143733. PMID: 37509394; PMCID: PMC10377757.
  • Kloecker G, Nolan J, Korbee L, Calhoun R, Logan B, Flora D, Flora D, Hartman P. Social Distancing to Avoid SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Cancer and Noncancer Patients. J Patient Saf. 2022 Dec 1;18(8):788-792. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000001058. Epub 2022 Jul 7. PMID: 35797588; PMCID: PMC9698080.
  • Maharaj S, Chang S, Kloecker G, Chesney J, Redman R, Rojan A. Venous and arterial thromboembolism with immunotherapy compared to platinum-based therapy. Thromb Res. 2022 Sep;217:48-51. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2022.07.006. Epub 2022 Jul 14. PMID: 35853370.
  • Kumar R, Castillero F, Bhandari S, Malapati S, Kloecker G. The Hispanic Paradox in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2022 Jun 1;15(2):21-29. doi: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2021.02.004. PMID: 33775613.
  • Schneider G, Kaliappan A, Nguyen TQ, Buscaglia R, Brock GN, Hall MB, DeSpirito C, Wilkey DW, Merchant ML, Klein JB, Wiese TA, Rivas-Perez HL, Kloecker GH, Garbett NC. The Utility of Differential Scanning Calorimetry Curves of Blood Plasma for Diagnosis, Subtype Differentiation and Predicted Survival in Lung Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Oct 23;13(21):5326. doi: 10.3390/cancers13215326. PMID: 34771491; PMCID: PMC8582427.
  • Bhandari S, Dunlap N, Kloecker G. Radiotherapy in brain metastases from EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2021 May;13(5):3230-3234. doi: 10.21037/jtd-2019-rbmlc-04. PMID: 34164215; PMCID: PMC8182502.
  • Durm GA, Jabbour SK, Althouse SK, Liu Z, Sadiq AA, Zon RT, Jalal SI, Kloecker GH, Williamson MJ, Reckamp KL, Langdon RM, Kio EA, Gentzler RD, Adesunloye BA, Harb WA, Walling RV, Titzer ML, Hanna NH. A phase 2 trial of consolidation pembrolizumab following concurrent chemoradiation for patients with unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer: Hoosier Cancer Research Network LUN 14-179. Cancer. 2020 Oct 1;126(19):4353-4361. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33083. Epub 2020 Jul 22. PMID: 32697352; PMCID: PMC10865991.
  • Bayley-Veloso R, Szabo YZ, Cash E, Zimmaro L, Siwik C, Kloecker G, Salmon P, van der Gryp K, Sephton SE. The association between history of traumatic events and health-related quality of life among lung cancer patients. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2020 Sep-Oct;38(5):627-634. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2020.1780364. Epub 2020 Jun 29. PMID: 32597346.