Dr. John Pemberton, MD

Dr. John Pemberton, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
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Dr. John Pemberton, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pemberton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Pemberton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pemberton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pemberton's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pemberton to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Pemberton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was diagnosed with Ulcertive Colitis and now it is believed I have Crohn's Disease. Dr. Pemberton has been my surgeon throughout my battle with these diseases. I would not trust anyone else with my care; he is an excellent surgeon and I have to complete confidence in his knowledge and abilities.
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I had surgery over 20 years ago with Dr Pemberton and I will never forget his professionalism, infused with kindness. If it wouldn't have been for Dr Pemberton, I may very well have lived with a permanent ostomy. I had a minor complication between the 2 surgeries I had with him. I called the office...more
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