Gary C. Wainer, D.O.
Chief Medical Officer and Illinois Market President
Dr. Gary Wainer serves as Chief Medical Officer and Illinois Market President for Innovista Health solutions. As Market President, Gary is responsible for building and leading physician networks in navigating transitions in healthcare delivery, value-based contracts and strategic alignments to drive success for our clients in Illinois. As Innovista’s Chief Medical Officer, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and oversight of the medical management programs and initiatives, including quality, utilization management, case management, and disease management.
Gary has served in numerous management and clinical leadership positions throughout his professional career. To begin his career, he established Primary Care Associates, a primary care practice where he served as managing partner until he left clinical practice in 2009. Throughout his career, he has served as Medical Director of the MacNeal Hospital Dependency Treatment Center, Chief Medical Officer, and VP of Operations at MacNeal Hospital, where he oversaw the departments of Emergency Medicine, Graduate Medical Education, Occupational Medicine, Pharmacy, and Behavioral Health. Dr. Wainer moved to Chicago Health System where he served as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer and later he served as the Medical Director of Northwestern Medicine Physician Network.
Gary received his BA in Psychology from Emory University and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and Family Practice Residency at Chicago Osteopathic Hospital and is Board Certified in Family Practice and Addiction Medicine.
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