Kathryn Klopfenstein, MD

Kathryn Klopfenstein, MD

  • Medical Director/Clinic Physician
  • Professor, Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine



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

  • Pediatric oncology
  • Hospice/Palliative Care

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 Cancer2009.

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.

Last update: October 2009