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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Pemberton is Excellent. Dr. Pemberton has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Pemberton, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 28 areas:
  • Anus Diseases
  • Colectomy
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colostomy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammation
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Polyps
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
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Education & Awards

Dr. Pemberton graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Colon Cancer (Colonic Neoplasm)
Crohn Disease
Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Cancer (Rectal Neoplasm)
Rectal Diseases
Restorative Proctocolectomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2015)


Dr. Pemberton has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St Marys Hospital - Rochester 
  • Rochester Methodist Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John H Pemberton MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 36 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. John H. Pemberton practice?
Dr. John Pemberton has 1 office location.
Dr. John Pemberton practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Rochester, MN.
See Rochester Colorectal Surgeons.