Reinhold Munker, MD

4.69 out of 5

About

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

Degree

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

Residency

Internal Medicine, Universitätsklinikum Grosshadern Munich, Germany

Fellowship

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

4.69 out of 5
11 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.

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    The fellowship physician was attentive and seemed to listen. Dr. Munker was dismissive. He took one step inside the room, asked if I was experiencing the same issues, stated he had no answers, handed me my labs and said that he would see me next year.

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    All OK.

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    We drive from TN so I can see Dr. Munker. I've always got great care at the cancer center here.

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    I'm an inquisitive person and ask a lot of questions about my treatment. Dr Munker is always patient with me and helps me understand what I dont know.I appreciate that!

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    Would absolutely recommend to any family or friend. Treatment and care could not be better.
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      Dr. Munker and his care has saved my life. The UK staff, doctors, nurses, techs, can't thank all enough. My care is and has been excellent.
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      Gave us suggestion of new sprecialists.
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      Dr Munker has been great to work with in every way. He has assembled a team of folks that all work well together. They keep me Informed, which Is really important to me. I appreciate Dr Munker's constant involvement in my care.
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      *Dr. Munker is always kind, courteous, and a very good doctor. He saved my life.
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      He's good