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Dr. Pembaur joined KHC physicians in 2016 upon completion of his Nephrology fellowship at MUSC in Charleston, SC. Dr. Pembaur specializes in transplant care and appreciates the complexity, responsibility and long-term relationship building with his patients. Dr Pembaur is an advocate of at-home dialysis as a “bridge” to kidney transplantation.

Dr. Pembaur is passionate about mentorship being actively involved in training residents and medical students at The Christ Hospital where he received his own residency training.

A Cincinnati-native, Dr. Pembaur and his wife have three children. They love to golf, attend sporting events and take vacations as a family.

Primary Location(s):

Mercy West Office
Mount Auburn (Christ) Office

Professional Titles:

Medical Director, Davita Western Hills Clinic

Board Certification:

Nephrology; Internal Medicine


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)


The Christ Hospital

Medical School:

St. George’s University


College of Charleston

Professional Associations:

American Society of Nephrology

Additional areas of clinical expertise, training, subspecialty certifications, or interests:

Transplant Nephrology

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