Chief Medical Office (CMO) and Executive Vice President
Gary Lenth, MD serves as the Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Quartz Health Solutions, Inc. In this role, Gary provides leadership for the Clinical Services and Quality operations and staff within the organization. He also provides executive leadership for the organization as a member of the Quartz Executive leadership group. He is responsible for health plan clinical services programs, including medical management, pharmacy, and population health and quality management programs.
Prior to his current role with Quartz, Gary served as the Chief Executive Officer of Quartz Health Plan Corporation (formerly known as Gundersen Health Plan) from 2011 through 2016 and as the plan’s Medical Director beginning in 2007. He also served on the Gundersen Health System Board of Governors and Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2010.
Gary is a member of the Health Plan Alliance Board of Directors, the Quartz Health Plan MN Corporation Board of Directors and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Gary is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and continues to practice in the Department of Ophthalmology at Gundersen Health System where he has been in clinical practice since 1988.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Iowa State University and earned his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He completed his Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of California, Davis.