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J. Karl Kemberling, MD, FACS


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Dr. Kemberling joined Urology Associates in 2006 after practicing in Duluth where he helped found a robotic surgical program in 2003. He has worked as a proctor, teaching other surgeons, in the areas of robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He practices general urology with an interest in minimally invasive surgery, cancer treatment (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular), BPH, and the treatment of kidney stones.

Clinical Interests

  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery – DaVinci Trainer/Proctor
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery – Cryotherapy, Laparoscopy
  • Vasectomy
  • Kidney, Ureteral, Bladder Stones
    • Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    • Ureteroscopy, laser lithotripsy
    • Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy
  • BPH Treatments
    • TURP Procedure
    • Greenlight Laser Ablation of the Prostate
    • Office Based Minimally Invasive Options: Rezum and Urolift


The Medical University of Ohio – Urology, Toledo, Ohio
Renal Transplantation Fellowship – 1 year

Medical School

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

Undergraduate/Graduate Education

M.S.B.S, Biological Sciences, The Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH
M.B.A., University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN

B.S., Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio




  • American Urologic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Minnesota Urologic Society
  • Society for Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Hospital Appointments
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital
  • North Memorial Health Hospital
  • Ridgeview Medical Center
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