Dr. Jeet Pillay, MD


  • Current Chief of Medicine at DMC Huron Valley Sinai
  • DMC Huron Valley Sinai Physician of the Year 2014
  • Hour Magazine Top Doc
  • Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency program at DMC Huron Valley
  • Trained at several top institutions including Yale, Johns Hopkins, Cornell,Emory
  • Residency in Harrisburg, PA – won Customer Service Award – (only resident to win this)
  • 2 years of work at VA in Louisville, KY – won Customer Service Award
  • Started private solo practice in 2004
  • Associated with DMC Huron Valley Sinai hospital since 2005  – active in teaching program
  • Associated with Henry Ford West Bloomfield
  • Won 4 teacher of the year awards
  • Coaches little league baseball

Dr. Jeet N. Pillay was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. He now lives in the Walled Lake school district with his wife and 2 children. For recreation, Dr. Pillay has a broad spectrum of musical interests. He also enjoys hockey, golf, baseball, tennis, camping, travel, the performing arts, photography and US history. He is also versed in three languages; English, French and Tamil.


Dr. Pillay earned his Bachelors of Science from the University of Windsor followed by a Master’s degree in Biology from Wayne State University. He then attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine.
Residency training in Internal Medicine took him to Pinnacle Health Hospital System in Pennsylvania. Throughout his medical training, Dr. Pillay has enjoyed opportunities of clinical /didactic training from several top institutions including Johns Hopkins, Yale and Emory. Upon completing his residency, he became an attending physician in Internal Medicine at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He has now returned to the area to open his own practice. Dr. Pillay is
board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Medical Activities:

American College of Physicians
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Awards & Nominations

Recognition of Customer Service – VA Medical Center, Louisville, KY
Pinnacle Health System Annual Award of Excellence
Pinnacle Health System Customer Service Award
MCP/Hahnemann University Golden Stethoscope nomination; in recognition of excellence in teaching by a resident physician