Dr. Kathryn Klopfenstein

Kathryn Klopfenstein, MD

Tri-Cities City Affiliate Clinic
Medical Director/Clinical Physician

Professor, Pediatrics
East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine

Contact Information

Johnson City Medical Center
400 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 431-3950
Fax: (423) 431-3969


Affiliate Program


American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics 1990, 1997, 2004
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 1994, 2000


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Chief Pediatric Resident, Phoenix Hospitals Affiliate Pediatric Program
Medical Degree, College of Medicine, University of Arizona
College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
BS, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology Section
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)

Clinical/Research Interests

Selected Publications

Klopfenstein K, Rosselet R, Clayton J, Kerlin B, Termuhlen A, Gross T. Prevalence of Abnormal Bone Mineral Density in Pediatric Patients prior to Blood or Marrow Transplant. Pediatric Blood Cancer 2009.

Grollman J, Baughcum A, Young-Saleme T, Gerhardt C, Klopfenstein K. Longitudinal Evaluation of a Pediatric Palliative care Educational Workshop for Oncology fellows. J Palliat Med 12(4);323, 2009.

Klopfenstein K, Scott S, Schuller D, Ruymann F. Prolonged Survival with Continuous Infusion Topotecan: A Report of Two Cases. Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology 30(6):468-470, 2008.

O’Brien SH, Klopfenstein K, Gross TG, Baker P, Termuhlen A. Spongiform encephalopathy following cord blood transplant. Pediatr Transplant 12(1):95-98, 2008.