Andrew L. Hendrix, MD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
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  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
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Andrew L. Hendrix

Andrew L. Hendrix, MD

  • Director, Interventional Spine Program, SSRC River Forest, RIC
  • Attending Physiatrist, RIC
  • Assistant Professor, PM&R, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

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Conditions Treated / Services

  • Ankle Pain/Injury
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Injury/Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain/Injury
  • Fractures
  • Gymnastic Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Herniated Discs
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injections
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Replacement
  • Ligament Injuries to the Knee
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disk Disease
  • Lumbar Strain
  • Muscle Strains
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal (MSK) Conditions
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions & Injuries
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Orthopedic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Radicular Pain
  • Repetitive Motion Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Scoliosis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Pain

Clinical Interests

Ankle Pain/Injury, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis, Back Injury/Pain, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Degenerative Disc Disease, Elbow Pain, Fibromyalgia, Foot Pain/Injury, Fractures, Gymnastic Injuries, Headaches, Herniated Discs, Hip Injury, Hip Replacement, Injections, Knee Injury, Knee Replacement, Ligament Injuries to the Knee, Low Back Pain, Lumbar Disk Disease, Lumbar Strain, Muscle Strains, Musculoskeletal, Musculoskeletal (MSK) Conditions, Musculoskeletal Conditions & Injuries, Myofascial Pain, Neck Pain, Orthopedic, Osteoarthritis, Overuse Injuries, Patellar Tendonitis, Patellofemoral Pain, Radicular Pain, Repetitive Motion Injury, Rotator Cuff Injury, Scoliosis, Shin Splints, Shoulder Injury, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylolysis, Sports Medicine, Sprains, Strains, Stress Fracture, Tennis Elbow, Whiplash, Wrist Pain


  • English
  • Spanish

Education, Residency and Internship


Loyola University Chicago, Post-Baccalaureate
Howard University, BS - Microbiology
Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program - Chicago Medical School
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Rehabilitation -- Chicago Medical School, Doctor of Medicine


Albert Einstein Medical Center/Temple University Hospital/Moss Rehabilitation Hospital, Combined Residency, Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Assistant Professor of PM&R, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • International Spinal Injection Society

Honors & Awards

  • 1997-1998: Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Temple University Hospital/Moss Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 1990-1993: Illinois Public Health Scholarship, Chicago Medical School
  • 1983-1984: Trustee Scholarship, Howard University
  • 1982-1984: American Lutheran Church Scholarship, Howard University 

Research Interests

  • Phantom pain management
  • Epidural injection efficacy facet
  • Joint treatment efficacy

Certifications & Licenses

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Maintenance of Certification Completed Certificate Number
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine Subspecialty Board (In cooperation with the American Board of Anesthesiology) Certification Numbe
  • Indiana State License
  • Indiana Controlled Substance License
  • Illinois State License
  • Illinois Controlled Substance License

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