LACONIA-Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Alex Hennig, MD has been named the new LRGHealthcare Rehabilitation Services Medical Director of outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation.
As medical director, Dr. Hennig provides ongoing medical guidance for rehabilitation services; assists with monitoring the quality of patient care services and facilitates staff with current and progressive educational information. He also serves a valuable liaison between the LRGHealthcare medical staff and rehabilitation services, ensuring the rehabilitation needs of the community are being met.
“We are very excited to have Dr. Hennig as part of our team,” stated Director of Rehabilitation Services Joyce Sylvester. “We look forward to working closely with him to continue providing the highest quality of care to our patients.”
Dr. Hennig attended the University of Vermont, College of Medicine, and attained a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the NewEngland Baptist Hospital in Boston and Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society, New Hampshire Medical Society and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He serves as the team physician for the United States Ski & Snowboard Association; athletic consultant for many local sports programs in Laconia, Gilford, Interlakes, Tilton, Franklin, Winnisquam and Kingswood, and the Laconia Muskrats baseball team.
“I am delighted to be working with the LRGHealthcare Rehabilitation team,” says Dr. Hennig, “As a multidisciplinary team, our goal will be to help patients return to normal life as quickly and easily as possible. This includes helping patients understand and adapt to challenges, prevent secondary complications and educating family members on how they can play a supporting role.”
Dr. Hennig is a provider with Advanced Orthopaedic Specialists (AOS) in Hillside Medical Park, Gilford, NH. Since 1960, AOS has been New Hampshire’s oldest and most well-respected orthopaedic practices—providing the best orthopaedic treatment care in a respectful, collaborative and compassionate atmosphere. To learn more, please visit www.advortho.org or call 528-9100.
LRGHealthcare Rehabilitation Services provides inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech services as well as numerous specialty programs—including orthopaedic rehabilitation sports and fitness programs, vestibular rehabilitation, lymphedema, pelvic floor dysfunction and industrial rehabilitation. The state-of-the-art aquatic therapy pool at Hillside Medical Park offers aquatic rehabilitation, as well as a variety of water exercise programs for the community. Outpatient rehab services are available in four convenient locations: Meredith, Franklin, Gilford and Laconia.
LRGHealthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare charitable trust representing Lakes Region General Hospital, Franklin Regional Hospital, and affiliated medical providers. LRGHealthcare's mission is to provide quality, compassionate care and to strengthen the well-being of our community.
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