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.

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


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

Patricia J McNussen, MD

Neurology, Neurosciences, Neuro Ophthalmology


Joined Carle: 1991


Urbana (Main Campus) (primary)

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

Medical Interests

  • Optic nerve disease
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Migraines
  • Drug-induced headache

Medical Training


  • Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 1987-1989


  • Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 1984-1987


  • Adult Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 1983-1984



  • MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 1983
  • BA, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, 1979


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association for the Study of Headache
  • American Medical Association
  • Champaign County Medical Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Iowa Eye Association
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Fellow