Dr. Ryan grew up in southeastern Michigan and graduated from Kalamazoo College with degrees in political science and health science. After graduating from Wayne State University School of Medicine where he served as President of his graduating class, Dr. Daniel Ryan completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Detroit Medical Center. He served as Chief Resident and published several papers.
Dr. Ryan is a founding partner of the Center for Physical Medicine P.C. and has been Medical Director for St Johns Home Health Care, Medical Director at St John’s Detroit Riverview Rehabilitation program, longtime Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Macomb/Oakland hospital and has been rehabilitation director for several subacute and long-term acute care rehabilitation programs. Dr. Ryan serves as President of the Medical Staff at Ascension Macomb/Oakland Hospital and has received several awards for high achievement in patient satisfaction including being voted by the nursing staff as a top caregiver.
He began the sports medicine program which provides athletic training services to local schools and has been the team physician for several local high schools. He has been the medical director of Southeastern Michigan’s post-polio clinic. Dr. Ryan is a member of many national and local medical societies, is past president of the Michigan Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is past president of the Macomb County Medical Society. He is an assistant clinical professor at Wayne State University of Medicine and Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Ryan spends time volunteering for several local charities. He enjoys spending time with his family and has coached his children’s soccer and baseball teams. A collegiate tennis player, Dr. Ryan continues to play and plays weekly basketball and golf. He follows all Detroit sports teams, and college sports, and enjoys gardening, the beach, and reading history.