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Renee Nilan, MD

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Emergency Medicine Physician


Emergency Medicine


As an emergency medicine physician, I've witnessed the fear and concern patients can have when they are not well. Accurate and reliable information, relayed in an understandable format, empowers patients to have a deeper understanding of the medical issues they face. I'm proud to be a part of the Verywell team.

— Renee Nilan, MD


Renee Nilan, MD, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician currently working in southeast Michigan. She has been involved in medical student and resident education throughout her career. Dr. Nilan enjoys educating her patients and encourages them to be active participants in their health.

Dr. Nilan is passionate about lifestyle as medicine. She eats a primarily plant-based diet and, when not at work; you may often find her running on the trails. She hopes to inspire others to be fully engaged in their health.


Dr. Nilan completed her Emergency Medicine residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She obtained her Doctorate of Medicine from Wayne State School of Medicine and her Bachelor in Biology at Michigan State University. Dr. Nilan received her MBA from Saginaw Valley State University. She became a certified Health Coach through the National Society of Health Coaches.

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