Katherine A. Recka, MD

Associate Professor


  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8800 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

New Patient Appointments

I believe Palliative Care can be an extra layer of support for any serious illness at any stage of treatment. I'm proud to be a member of a multidisciplinary team that focuses on all parts of the patient experience to improve quality of life.


Treatments and Services

  • Palliative Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Clinic Locations

Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Zablocki VA Medical Center

map of clinics' locations


Katherine Recka, MD is an assistant professor of medicine (hematology and oncology) at the Medical College of Wisconsin, specializing in hospice and palliative medicine at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. She graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2006. Dr. Recka completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics through the Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals in 2010 and a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of Michigan in 2011. Dr. Recka is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and has an interest in bioethics and in quality improvement.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2006)
Residency, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee, WI (2010)
Fellowship Hospice and Palliative Medicine - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI (2011)