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Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes

Dr. Travis Swartz, a general surgeon, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes.

"I spent some time at Essentia Health during my training and I enjoyed getting to know the employees and found that they have a real passion for caring for patients and upholding the values that Essentia Health holds," says Dr. Swartz. "This opportunity in Detroit Lakes will allow me to use a wide range of my surgical skills, and I look forward to starting my practice here."

Dr. Swartz earned a medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in general surgery at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

"Surgery can be very challenging, but it also provides an opportunity to find a problem and provide the treatment needed to fix it," explains Dr. Swartz.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Swartz, call (218) 844-2347. To see his full profile, visit and click on "Find a Medical Professional."