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Carle Foundation Hospital

Based in Urbana, Ill., the Carle Foundation Hospital is a 413-bed regional care hospital that has achieved Magnet® designation. It is the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

611 W. Park Street, Urbana, IL 61802   |   (217) 383-3311

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center is comprised of a 24-bed critical access hospital and medical clinic based in Hoopeston, Illinois.

701 E. Orange Street, Hoopeston, IL 60942   |   (217) 283-5531

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital

Located in Olney, Ill., Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is a 134-bed hospital with nearly 600 employees serving portions of eight counties in southeastern Illinois.

800 East Locust St, Olney, IL 62459   |   (618) 395-2131

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Robert A Gurtler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

4.8 out of 5 (151 Ratings, 22 Comments)

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Profile

Joined Carle: 1984

Contact

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (primary)

2300 S. First Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 383-9400

Medical Interests

  • Arthroscopy
  • Sports medicine
  • Joint replacement
  • Head Team Physician, University of Illinois

Medical Training

Fellowship

  • Sports Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pa., 1983-1984

Residency

  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., 1978-1983

Qualifications

Education

  • BS, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., 1974
  • MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kan., 1978

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine


10/24/2017

I felt very relaxed and was pleased how trustworthy he was. I was very pleased.


10/19/2017

Great went smooth I tell people go to Carle ....


09/04/2017

Dr. Robert Gurtler is one of the BEST in my opinion. I felt fortunate that I was able to request an appointment with him and was given one much sooner than I had anticipated.


The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.


10/24/2017

I felt very relaxed and was pleased how trustworthy he was. I was very pleased.


10/19/2017

Great went smooth I tell people go to Carle ....


09/04/2017

Dr. Robert Gurtler is one of the BEST in my opinion. I felt fortunate that I was able to request an appointment with him and was given one much sooner than I had anticipated.


08/30/2017

Excellent provider and explained my condition in a very easily understood way. He was very compassionate as well.


08/24/2017

*Dr. Gurtler is amazing and I would recommend him to anyone!! He is kind, caring, listens well & just all around a great doctor.


08/23/2017

Have been a patient of *Dr. Gurtler for over...years. He does great work & has been good to work with ....


08/22/2017

He is the best ...I have recommended him and Carle Hospital to everyone who asks.


07/24/2017

*Dr. Gurtler is exceptional with patient as well as an excellent surgeon.


06/21/2017

The best I will probably ever have


06/02/2017

My confidence in *Dr. Gurtler made this ...so much easier. Many recommended him to me. I absolutely will/am recommending him to others.


05/31/2017

Really nice doctor but unable to help with my problems.


05/18/2017

Cannot say enough good things about *Dr. Gurtler - awesome care!


05/17/2017

Very good.


05/01/2017

I have already recommended him.


05/01/2017

*Dr. Gurtler is a very awesome dr. so caring & understanding.


04/27/2017

... He was nice though!! Not a lot of help . Felt a bit dismissed.


03/16/2017

...He has been a tremendous help to me .... ... I will continue to see him only!


02/28/2017

I had heard great things about *Dr. Gurtler but was disappointed with the overall visit. Hadn't reviewed my history ... didn't really discuss options. ...


02/13/2017

Great dr.


02/03/2017

I really enjoyed meeting this doctor. He really broke everything down for me and made me feel as if was concerned about my problem. ...