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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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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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Mark Palermo, DO

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedics

4.8 out of 5 (77 Ratings, 8 Comments)

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Joined Carle: 2010


Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (primary)

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

Medical Training


  • Orthopaedic Trauma, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., 2010


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, , , , 2005-2009
  • Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pa.,
  • Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Md.,
  • York Memorial Hospital, York, Pa.,


  • Orthopaedics, , , , 2004 - 2005
  • York Hospital, York, Pa.,
  • York Memorial Hospital, York, Pa.,



  • BS, Gannon University, Erie, Pa., 2000
  • DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., 2004


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association


*Dr. Palermo is the greatest. Recommend him to anyone and everyone.


*Dr. Palerno was excellent from beginning to end!



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.


*Dr. Palermo is the greatest. Recommend him to anyone and everyone.


*Dr. Palerno was excellent from beginning to end!




*Dr. Palermo and his staff are the greatest.


Very kind, friendly, knowledgeable. Showed sincere interest.


Dr. Palermo has been wonderful. My surgery went well and he personally called me the day after to check on me. I couldn't be happier with the care I have received.


*Dr. Palermo is very friendly and easy to talk to.