Robert A. Kratzke, MD

Robert A. Kratzke, MD

Medical Oncologist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

The University of Minnesota Thoracic Oncology Program strives to deliver high quality, state-of-the-art, integrated care using surgery, medicine, and radiation. All lung cancer and mesothelioma patients that come to us for care or information are reviewed by representatives of all three treatment modalities to offer the best outcome for our patients.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Thoracic oncology

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA


  • University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI


  • National Cancer Institute, Washington, DC
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

Recognition and Leadership


  • The John Skoglund Chair in Lung Cancer Research (2004)


  • Vice Chair, Cancer and Leukemia Group B Respiratory Committee
  • Member, Board of Scientific Advisors of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member, American Federation for Medical Research

Academic Information

Associate Professor

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