Hendricks Regional Health Names Dr. Ryan Van Donselaar as Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Ryan Van Donselaar, DO

(DANVILLE, IN) – Hendricks Regional Health President & CEO Dr. Michelle Fenoughty has announced that Dr. Ryan Van Donselaar, DO, has been selected as the healthcare system’s next Chief Medical Officer, effective July 24, 2023.

“The Chief Medical Officer is crucial to maintaining the high-quality care we provide on a day-to-day basis,” said Dr. Fenoughty. “Dr. Van Donselaar’s rich clinical and leadership background makes him an ideal fit for his new position. He has the benefit of familiarity with our medical staff, was a physician champion for our collaboration with the Mayo Clinic Care Network and understands our organization’s strengths and opportunities.”

Dr. Van Donselaar grew up in Muncie and earned his medical degree at Des Moines University. He joined the adult hospitalist team at Hendricks in July of 2013 and was named Hospitalist Director in 2020. In addition, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in medical affairs, including chair of the Ancillary Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee and serving as a key member of the Medical Executive Committee. In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Van Donselaar will further develop and oversee the healthcare system’s clinical programs to ensure patients receive safe, high-quality medical care throughout the entire continuum of care.

Dr. Van Donselaar and his wife, Dr. Laurie Van Donselaar, DO, an OB/GYN with Westside Physicians for Women, live in Hendricks County and have three children, Elin, Nile and Otto.


Since 1962, Hendricks Regional Health has served west central Indiana as its preferred, trusted healthcare partner. With a deeply rooted legacy of community service, the Hendricks’ culture is built on our vision to be the community’s indispensable healthcare partner. As a nationally recognized, nonprofit healthcare system, we offer a full spectrum of primary care and specialty services. Hendricks is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and was named a 2022 Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @HendricksHealth, Facebook @Hendricks.org, or visit Hendricks.org.

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