Meet Our Providers

With providers practicing in 50 specialties at 13 convenient locations, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle.

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Medical Services

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 St, Urbana, IL 61801
(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 St, Hoopeston, IL 60942
(217) 283-5531

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital

Located in Olney, Ill., Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is a 104-bed hospital with nearly 600 employees serving portions of eight counties in southeastern Illinois.

800 E. Locust St, Olney, IL 62450
(618) 395-2131

Convenient Care vs. ED

Carle Convenient Care and Convenient Care Plus offer same-day treatment for minor illnesses and injuries through walk-in appointments.

Not sure where to go? Click here for a list of conditions appropriate for the emergency department

*These locations are Convenient Care Plus locations.


Philanthropy gives hope to patients and helps take health care in our community to a whole new level.

Benjamin Gersh, MD

Psychiatry and Psychology

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Joined Carle: 2015


Carle Urbana Main Campus (primary)
611 W. Park St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3442 (217) 383-3442

Medical Interests

  • Inpatient and consult and liaison psychiatry
  • Primary care for individuals with severe mental illness
  • Somatic treatments of mental illness

Medical Training


  • Psychiatry, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2010-2011
  • Psychiatry, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2006-2011
  • Family Medicine, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2006-2011



  • MD, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 2006
  • MS, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2002
  • BS, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, 1999


  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • International Society for ECT and Neurostimulation