About QLK

Seth W. Wolk, MD, MHSA

Senior Consultants


Seth W. Wolk, MD, MHSA

Of Counsel

Seth W. Wolk, MD, MHSA, is an Of Counsel partner to Quick Leonard Kieffer and an accomplished physician executive.

Dr. Wolk retired in July of 2018 from his role as chief medical officer of Spectrum Health, an $8 billion, not-for-profit, integrated health system based in western Michigan. In that role, Dr. Wolk was dedicated to physician relationships and strategies focused on delivering high‐quality and more efficient care, with responsibility for the system's clinically integrated network, system quality and safety departments, clinical informatics, clinical regulatory affairs, the telehealth platform, care management, patient experience, and performance improvement. He also served as the president of Spectrum Health Medical Group, one of the largest multi‐specialty employed physician groups in Michigan.

Upon his retirement, Dr. Wolk joined Health Management Academy as an executive-in-residence, and started in the role of senior advisor at Leavitt Partners. He also provides consulting services in Graduate Medical Education to Hospital Corporation of America, and serves as a consultant with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Bain Advisor Network (part of Bain & Company); from 2019-2021, Dr. Wolk was a senior consultant with NuBrick Partners, as well.

Formerly a board‐certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Wolk earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and completed his general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, as well as performing a fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Wolk also holds a graduate degree in healthcare services administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and was a physician fellow at the Veterans Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety.

Dr. Wolk is an accomplished researcher with multiple publications and book chapters. He has also been recognized for his involvement with medical student and resident education, receiving a number of honors and teaching awards from the University of Michigan Medical School and the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Wolk is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, and an associate professor of surgery within the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine; he also holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of Providence.

Dr. Wolk is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society, the Central Surgical Association, the American Venous Forum, and the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association.


« Back to Consultants