Linda Komnick

Managing Partner & Practice Leader, Physician Integration - Chicago

Linda J. Komnick, managing partner and leader of WittKieffer’s Physician Integration and Leadership Practice, dedicates her work to cultivating transformative physician executives across the nation and around the world. Her passion is working closely with her clients to understand what makes them special and translating those findings among the field of prospects to identify the perfect fit.

Linda routinely serves integrated delivery systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, group practices, and other clients to identify physician leaders who can help transform their organizations in an era of change. Her role in the search process also includes serving as a strategic advisor to management teams, including medical staff and administration with academic medical centers and community health systems.

Linda has conducted more than 200 searches for physician CEOs, chief medical officers and chief clinical officers, medical practice and faculty practice leaders, department chairs, and other senior-level physician executive roles. She is recognized as a national expert in physician executive recruiting and has been quoted and published in Hospitals & Health Networks, Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthcare Finance News, Physician’s Weekly, and other key industry publications.

Prior to joining WittKieffer, Linda worked as an independent consultant and physician recruitment expert. She also acted in key leadership roles at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, including the positions of director of ambulatory care and as associate vice president of administration. Linda has served as Diplomat of the American College of Healthcare Executives and on the board of directors of a community organization based in Chicago.