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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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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

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

Nicholas Royal, MD

Adult Medicine

4.9 out of 5 (40 Ratings, 43 Comments)

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  1. The provider has not yet received the minimum number of patient satisfaction surveys to be eligible for display.
  2. The provider practices in a specialty or office that does not use the specified surveys currently used for these ratings.

Profile

Joined Carle: 2017

Contact

Champaign on Curtis

1701 W. Curtis Road
Champaign, IL 61822
(217) 365-6207

Medical Training

Residency

  • Internal Medicine, Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Grand Rapids, MI, 2014-2017

Qualifications

Education

  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford, IL, 2014
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2010

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support CPR

06/04/2018

Great provider. Had a nice dialogue about the plan to help my issue.

05/30/2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Royal. He was thorough and kind. I felt he listened to my concerns & addressed them respectfully.

05/23/2018

Dr Royal was incredible, very pleased with the choice to establish care with him.


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.

06/04/2018

Great provider. Had a nice dialogue about the plan to help my issue.

05/30/2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Royal. He was thorough and kind. I felt he listened to my concerns & addressed them respectfully.

05/23/2018

Dr Royal was incredible, very pleased with the choice to establish care with him.

05/23/2018

Provider appears to be excellent [...]

05/22/2018

Things went okay [...]

05/16/2018

I was very pleased with how he listen to my health concerns and this was the first visit for me and I was very impressed with him to be my new doctor

05/15/2018

Very Friendly

05/09/2018

We changed doctors. this was our first visit with Doctor Royal. I had a very good experience.

05/09/2018

The appointment ran a little later than I expected, but it was addressed early and I was made aware of their situation. They were very adequate and succinct.

04/30/2018

All good.

04/28/2018

well prepared for visit

04/28/2018

very attentive, easy to talk to, friendly, knowledgeable, did not feel rushed, great to talk with a doctor who looks at me and not his computer!

04/26/2018

First time care provider, Dr. Royal, was wonderful.

04/25/2018

good

04/23/2018

First time seeing this Dr. I will be going back to him he listened to what I had to say

04/23/2018

care provider was excellent.

04/19/2018

This was a very positive medical experience. I believe my doctor will be very successful in his practice with Carle Foundation.

04/19/2018

Thorough, caring.

04/16/2018

Dr. Royal is a breath of fresh air. he listened, asked me each time if it was ok to hear my heartbeat, etc. I have recommended him to my entire family. Very interested to improving my health. Very knowledgeable.

03/30/2018

Had a good visit.

03/23/2018

Very pleased with everything, I'll be back.

03/23/2018

Dr Royal listens. [...] He is now my primary physician.

03/22/2018

My regular PCP was fully scheduled the day I initially needed to be seen, I was offered the services of Dr. Royal. My recent medical history is complicated and what he wasn't sure about, he asked pertinent detailed questions. He is personable--and unlike some physicians--treated me like an person rather than a set of symptoms. [...]

03/21/2018

*Dr. Royal and his staff. Listen to what you tell tell them. They are all there and ready to help you out with any issue you have.

03/21/2018

[...] I was very happy with Dr. Royal.

03/19/2018

first-time visit with him [...] he was very thorough explained everything perfect.

03/15/2018

It's all good, they seem like good people that know what they are doing.

03/02/2018

Very professional and genuinely concerned about my health.

03/01/2018

Excellent appointment with no problems.

02/22/2018

*Dr. Royal has been extremely helpful, understanding and caring in my few visits I've had with him. He's an awesome health care provider and I would recommend him to anyone.

02/20/2018

Everyone was very nice and friendly. Great job!

02/19/2018

Dr Royal is a lot younger than me, but I found him to be an excellent physician!

02/15/2018

Best provider I'm been to in a very long time.

02/15/2018

Provider was thorough and caring.

02/14/2018

I have nothing but good things to say about Dr Royal

02/01/2018

My wife [...] & I were very impressed w/*Dr. Royal in all aspects as for visit.

01/31/2018

He was very good at listening and addressing my health issues, and put in for referrals to help better my health even more.

01/31/2018

My previous Doctor retired, so this was my first visit with this provider. I thought he was very thorough and knew what he was doing. I was very pleased with the young doctor.

01/22/2018

Top Quality Care. My visit exceeded my expectations.

01/01/2018

Provider was honest about questions whose answers he did not know, or about training he lacked.

12/18/2017

great Doctor

10/30/2017

[...] Dr. Royal was the first available doctor, but I'm pleased as can be it was him.

10/25/2017

He was an excellent, caring person.