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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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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.

William K Lanker, MD

Family Medicine

4.8 out of 5 (32 Ratings, 20 Comments)

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Profile

Joined Carle: 1986

Contact

Monticello (primary)

1002 Medical Center Drive
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-6000

Medical Interests

  • Obstetrics

Medical Training

Residency

  • Family Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Decatur, IL, 1983-1986

Qualifications

Education

  • MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 1983
  • BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 1980

Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association

07/27/2018

Love Dr. Lanker! He's very engaging, as well as being a knowledgeable professional. He takes the time to listen to my questions and concerns, and provides explanations about treatment plans. I feel very comfortable with him.

07/26/2018

dr Lanker is always kind and understanding. you need more drs like him

07/19/2018

I think *Dr. William Lanker is a fine doctor and have going to him for many years. [...]


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.

07/27/2018

Love Dr. Lanker! He's very engaging, as well as being a knowledgeable professional. He takes the time to listen to my questions and concerns, and provides explanations about treatment plans. I feel very comfortable with him.

07/26/2018

dr Lanker is always kind and understanding. you need more drs like him

07/19/2018

I think *Dr. William Lanker is a fine doctor and have going to him for many years. [...]

07/11/2018

I love *Dr. Lanker. My only complaint is sometimes he runs behind b/c he is so attentive w/his patients before me, but I don't mind b/c I get that same attn.

06/02/2018

Felt very rushed at this appointment, like he just wanted me out of there. Have never felt that before with this provider. Could of been an off day, but I don't feel I got the quality time as in the past.

05/24/2018

Dr Lanker is always pleasent, takes time to answer any and all questions. is never condecending but empathetic with any issues or questions.

05/21/2018

All was excellent with Dr Lanker

05/17/2018

Always were good everyone is very nice.

05/14/2018

great doctor !

05/09/2018

the best!

05/04/2018

*Dr. Lanker is the best dr. I have ever had!

04/30/2018

Dr. Lanker is an excellent physician. Very caring and attentive

04/26/2018

Lanker genuinely cares about his patients.

04/26/2018

dr. Lanker is great ! listens , and goes above and beyond to accommodate my needs

02/23/2018

*Dr. Lanker is excellent.

02/16/2018

Dr. Lanker is very competent and well versed in helping patients with my conditions. Since I have have seen him my overall condition has improved and my outlook on life is much improved. I feel like he cares about his patients problems and works to solve or at least improve their condition.

01/31/2018

I have had a good experiences having Dr.Lanker as my doctor. He takes time to talk to you.

01/31/2018

I am extremely pleased with Dr. Lanker, both with his knowledge and with the length of time he spends with a patient.

12/28/2017

Very good doctor!!

12/13/2017

Dr. Lanker was very attentive in listening to my concerns. We discussed necessary testing, follow up appointments, and timing of a any test results. Dr. Lanker was very thorough in his explanations, and I always felt that my input was valued as well. I'm very comfortable with the care that I received.