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RIC appoints Hendrix as new medical director

New leader brings more than 15 years experience

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

NEW LENOX – Andrew L. Hendrix Jr., was appointed as the new medical director at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital.

Hendrix will oversee all inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services offered throughout the hospital system. His extensive RIC training and experience from the “No. 1 ranked Rehabilitation Hospital in America,” according to U.S. News & World Report, allows him to lead the delivery of world-class rehabilitation services for patients in Will County and the southwest suburbs. 

Dr. Hendrix brings more than 15 years of physical medicine and rehabilitation practice experience to RIC at Silver Cross. He will lead RIC’s acute inpatient rehabilitation program at Silver Cross Hospital as well as at Silver Cross outpatient therapy facilities located in Pavilion A on the hospital campus, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox; 250 E. Maple St. in New Lenox; 1051 Essington Road in Joliet; and the newest clinic at 12701 West 143rd in Homer Glen.

Dr. Hendrix is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hendrix completed a combined residency in internal medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Penn.


Silver Cross Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) have teamed up to expand post-acute physical medicine and rehabilitation services in Will County and the southwest Chicagoland communities.

The partnership provides world-class rehabilitation care for a range of conditions for patients close to home. Silver Cross is the only healthcare facility in the area with this breadth of services in partnership with RIC.

Together, Silver Cross and RIC provide rehabilitation services in inpatient and outpatient care settings at four locations. Additionally, the RIC team provides physical therapy services for patients on the hospital’s medical and surgical floors.

For more information about RIC at Silver Cross, call 815-340-7110 or visit

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