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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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William C Olivero, MD

Neurosurgery, Neurosciences, Spine Surgery, Spine Institute

4.3 out of 5 (90 Ratings, 8 Comments)

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Joined Carle: 2006


Neuroscience Institute (primary)

610 N. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3528

Medical Interests

  • Brain tumor
  • Epilepsy
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Pituitary
  • Pediatrics
  • Pain

Medical Training


  • Pediatric Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ariz., 1987


  • Neurosurgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, Ill., 1981-1987


  • Geriatric Medicine, Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill., 1980-1981



  • BS, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., 1976
  • MD, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., 1980


  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Societies

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois Neurological Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons


Dr was rude.


He was a very caring & well informed individual.


*Dr. Olivero helped me very much.

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 was rude.


He was a very caring & well informed individual.


*Dr. Olivero helped me very much.


Didn't even take time to sit down. Seemed in to big a hurry. ...


*Dr. Olivero has been excellent.


*Dr. Olivero is & has been very professional and makes me feel assured we will get my med problems resolved. He is my savior!! #9. & Beyond.


Provider knowledgeable & professional.


I can not speak highly enough of *Dr. Olivero his staff and all of Carle. I call Carle my new health care facility & recommend it to anyone I know. *Dr. Olivero is my "God" protector!! #9. & above.