Nicole Niessner is a Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Lead of Virtual Care at Cleveland Clinic Canada. Ms. Niessner has experience in a wide variety of clinical areas but has spent the majority of her time working in primary healthcare. She has a strong interest in women’s health and areas of mental health such as anxiety, depression, ADHD and bipolar disorder.

Ms. Niessner first obtained her Certificate in Registered Nursing from Durham College in Oshawa. She went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University, followed by a certification as a Nurse Practitioner from Queen’s University in Kingston. A passion for the field led her to pursue her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Ottawa. 

Active in her community, Ms. Niessner holds the role of Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto. She also holds the position of Nurse Practitioner Peer Assessor for the College of Nurses of Ontario. She previously was a member of several committees at the St. Joe’s Urban Family Health Team, including the Leadership and Quality Steering Committee, the Preventative Care Working Group Committee, and the Lead of the Patient Safety Collaborative Committee.

Ms. Niessner is passionate about working with families with young children to provide guidance and healthcare expertise within all facets of their cognitive, emotional and physical development. She has held a position on the board of directors for a local daycare within her community for several years, where she also acts as their medical lead.

When she’s not seeing patients, Ms. Niessner enjoys spending time with her family, playing sports and planning their next big weekend adventure.


Masters of Science
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Queen's University
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Kingston, ON
Bachelor of Science
Ryerson University
Toronto, ON
Durham College
Registered Nursing
Oshawa, ON


  • Controlled Drugs and Substances Course - Athabasca University
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Michener Institute Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Basic Level C CPR
  • ITLS – International Trauma and Life Support Certification
  • Older Adult Screening & Intervention Service (OASIS) – Pfizer, Canada
  • Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End of Life Care (LEAP)
  • Medical Cannabis Institute Certificate - TMCI Global

Specialty Interests

  • Women’s health 
  • Mental health (anxiety, depression, ADHD and bipolar disorder)

Professional Memberships

  • College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of Ontario