Reinhold Munker, MD

4.61 out of 5


Reinhold Munker is Professor of Medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington where he works in the Division of Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation. His basic science interests are broad (from proliferation of leukemic cells to microRNAs to autoantibodies in cancer). His clinical research spans late effects of cancer treatment to epidemiology and rare types of leukemia. He treats patients with benign and malignant blood disorders and is involved in immunotherapy and stem cell transplantation. Dr. Munker’s research has resulted in more than 140 publications and 19 books and chapters of books.

Personal Statement

I enjoy working in a team. Often we deal with complicated issues where several options are available. I bring more than 30 years of experience into the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders and will help our patients to find the best approach.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Medicine
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Training & Education


Friedrich-Alexander Universität/Universität Erlangen-Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany habil. (Faculty appointment) Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität Munich, Germany


Internal Medicine, Universitätsklinikum Grosshadern Munich, Germany


Research Fellowship, Hematology, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany
Hematology, Klinikum der Universität Essen, Germany
Hematology/ Oncology, Universitätsklinikum Grosshadern Munich, Germany
Research fellowships and sabbaticals: Munich (GSF), Los Angeles (UCLA), Houston (MDACC), Columbus (OSU)

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.61 out of 5
5 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • Patient Review

    *Dr. Munker answered almost all of my questions/concerns clearly and confidently.

    Patient Review

    Dr. MUNKER was am a ingredients and really seemed concerned about problems I was having. Hee goes above and beyond!

    Patient Review

    Very good experience.

    Patient Review

    The doctor speech broken English Hard time understanding what he saying told the doctor I am tired all the time he said has nothing to do with radiation Treatment I am taking and just brushed it off not very informative

    Patient Review

    The doctor advised me to get COVID-19 shot but I had first cousin die from the shot and I will not take it. They were very informative.