President & Chief Executive Officer
D. Michelle Fenoughty, MD, MBA, FACOG was named President & CEO of Hendricks Regional Health in July 2023. The nationally recognized health system in west central Indiana includes two acute care hospitals and six outpatient medical centers. Dr. Fenoughty is the fifth President & CEO to serve in this distinguished role at Hendricks and the first woman and physician to take the helm.
Dr. Fenoughty has a unique, 360-degree view of healthcare brought by her executive leadership experience and nearly three decades as a practicing women's health physician. She began her career with Hendricks in 2002 as an OB/GYN with Westside Physicians for Women. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in medical affairs, including chair of the OB/Pediatrics committee from 2004 to 2011 and serving as Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2015. That same year, she was named Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Fenoughty graduated from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and completed OB/GYN residency training at Indiana University in Indianapolis. Most recently, Dr. Fenoughty earned a Business of Medicine Physician MBA through the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Dr. Fenoughty and her husband, Dr. Shawn Fenoughty, live in Hendricks County and are proud parents to Cullen and Erin.