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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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Philanthropy

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

James R Egner, MD

Oncology, Hematology, Cancer

4.8 out of 5 (32 Ratings, 24 Comments)

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Profile

Joined Carle: 1982

Contact

Carle Cancer Center/Mills Breast Cancer Institute (primary)

509 W. University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3010

Effingham

401 N. Keller Drive Suite 3 and 4
Effingham, IL 62401
(217) 347-6400

Mattoon on Hurst

2512 Hurst Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-5900

Medical Interests

  • High dose chemotherapy with marrow rescue in treatment of malignancies
  • Therapeutic apheresis procedures

Medical Training

Fellowship

  • Hematology/Oncology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1979-1982

Residency

  • Michigan State University Affiliated Hospitals, East Lansing, MI, 1977-1979

Internship

  • Michigan State University Affiliated Hospitals, East Lansing, MI, 1976-1977

Qualifications

Education

  • MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1976
  • BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 1972

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

Professional Societies

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  • North Central Cancer Treatment Group

10/02/2018

Excellent.

07/30/2018

I like *Dr. Egner.

07/21/2018

*Dr. Egner is a very good doctor!


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.

10/02/2018

Excellent.

07/30/2018

I like *Dr. Egner.

07/21/2018

*Dr. Egner is a very good doctor!

07/20/2018

Every thing has been good.

07/13/2018

I get along with him very good.

05/24/2018

Always very good. [...] and I say he is the best doctor I have ever had.

05/03/2018

I have a complex chronic medical condition that is extremely rare and not well understood by science. *Dr. Egner & I have developed a doctor - patient relationship over time that has aided in treating the symptoms of my conditions.

05/03/2018

Dr. Egner is the BEST!

04/29/2018

All good.

04/26/2018

Doctor Egner is the best of the best doctors that I even seen. He is so knowledgeable in all fields not only his own field. Very nice, very kind and concern. I wish you have more doctors like doctor Egner!

04/21/2018

He's thoughtful & funny!

04/19/2018

Good relationship.

03/29/2018

Dr. Egner is very thorough and always takes the time to listen to whatever I may ask. He has always been very direct and to the point which I appreciate.

03/27/2018

Always good.

03/26/2018

not quite my contemporary with the wisdom of "old age", knowledgeable, no apparent burnout. and likely enjoying life. . .a man believed with empathy. . .he can appreciate the sometimes new pleasures of advanced age and reason to fight for life. . .[...].. . .thank you

03/23/2018

Sympathy, empathy... many years of experience, likely "seen it all" but no apparent burn out - not quite my contemporary and still enjoying life likely suggesting to him that there were still years for me to enjoy in ways a 35 year old could not understand - No, I do not try to run 5 minute miles and neither does this provider, but we both can enjoy a good book...

03/14/2018

I get along with the Doctors, Nurses, Receptionists just fine. Have not had any bad experiences with anyone.

02/23/2018

*Dr. Egner is providing skilled, caring support for me.

02/15/2018

Everything wonderful.

01/19/2018

*Dr. Egner & I have developed a good doctor-patient relationship over time. This is important to me, because I have a complex, chronic condition requiring considerable monitoring & thinking over time.

01/03/2018

Dr, Egner spent a great deal of time asking questions and providing information about my current health situation! I was very impressed with his knowledge of my health condition, and his willingness to remain with me until all of my questions/concerns were answered.

12/25/2017

Good

12/04/2017

good

11/23/2017

Dr. Egner is a great doctor. Full of knowledge and caring. Thank you