Medical Staff

  • Bernard P. Kemker, III, MD

    Dr. Kemker

    Dr. Kemker joined Carolina Regional Orthopaedics in August of 2020. He specializes in Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstruction. He attended Indiana University with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and Psychology. He did his residency at Michigan State University and recently completed his Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Virginia Commonweatlth University.

    Dr. Kemker takes pride in returning his patients back to their normal activities, such as, sports, working in their gardens, workshops and regaining their independence from their hip and knee pain. Through Dr. Kemker's training and fellowship he has become focused on the treatment of advanced reconstruction problems, such as, fracture repair, infections and wound care, and the failing of hip and knee replacements. His goal is keeping expert care close to home.



    • Bachelor of Arts - Biology
      Indiana University, Bloomington, IN: 2010


    • Doctorate of Medicine
      Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN: 2014


    • Orthopedic Surgery
      Michigan State University, Flint, MI: 2014-2019


    • Adult Reconstruction
      Virginia Commenwealth University, Richmond, VA: 2020

    Hospital Affiliations

    Office Location(s):

    Carolina Regional Orthopaedics
    110 Patrick Court
    Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804
    Location Phone: 252-443-0400
    Location Fax: 252-443-0572

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