Get to Know Schneck’s Newest Family Practice Physician Dr. Ryan Hennessy
July 29, 2019
Dr. Hennessy is a family practice physician and joins Schneck Primary Care at their new location in the Schneck Professional Building on the campus of Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. He received his medical degree from Washington University of Health and Science in Belize. Dr. Hennessey and completed his residency in rural family medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a fellowship in cardiovascular research at Mayo Clinic.
Where did you grow up? I grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In high school, I was in the science club. Growing up I enjoyed swimming, track, skiing, and mountain biking.
Please tell us about your family. My wife is also a family physician and we will be practicing together at Schneck Primary Care. My brother is a jazz trumpeter and film composer. Both my mom and dad are from New York. My mom is a speech pathologist and spiritual teacher and my dad is a hospital administrator 
What hobbies do you enjoy? I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife and family! I also enjoy car engine restoration, running, reading, and being the coolest dad ever!
Where would you most like to visit? I would love to tour Europe!
When did you know you wanted to be a physician? I knew I wanted to be a physician after taking an anatomy course in college.
What was your favorite part of medical school? Meeting my wife!
What do you like most about practicing medicine? The most rewarding aspect of being a doctor is helping guide and be on the journey with patients through the maze that medicine can be.
Why did you decide to join Schneck Medical Center? I’ve always loved Indiana and wanted to practice in a rural environment. Seymour is close to what seems to be everything, and everyone at Schneck is kind, funny, and feels like family. That is hard to find. It was no contest in deciding where I wanted to practice medicine.

Dr. Hennessy begins in September. To make an appointment, call Schneck Primary Care at 812-523-5862.
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