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 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

Convenient Care vs. ED

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

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Robert E Cranston, MD, FAAN

Neurology, Neurosciences


Joined Carle: 1991


Urbana (Main Campus) (primary)

611 W. Park Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3440

Crawford Memorial Hospital

1000 N. Allen Street
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 544-3131

Medical Interests

  • Adult neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Bioethics
  • Medical leadership

Medical Training


  • Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 2003
  • EEG/Epilepsy, Minnesota Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, St. Louis, Minn., 1990-1991


  • Neurology, University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson, Ariz., 1987-1990


  • Valley Medical Center, Fresno, Calif., 1982-1983



  • MD, University of Illinois Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill., 1982
  • MA, Trinity International University, Deerfield, Ill., 2002
  • MSHA, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, 2013


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Electroencephalography and Neurophysiology
  • International Coach Federation - Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Epilepsy Society