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St. Mary's Innovis hires Schmitz as therapist

Troy Schmitz

St. Mary's Innovis Health announced Troy Schmitz will join its staff in Detroit Lakes as an occupational therapist.

Schmitz specializes in hand therapy and is trained in rehabilitation of the hand and upper extremity.

He comes to St. Mary's Innovis Health from the St. Cloud Orthopedics Hand Therapy Center, where he served as a hand therapist.

Schmitz earned his Master's of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 2008. He also served in a hand therapy clinical at St. Joseph Medical Center in Brainerd.

"I enjoy being a part of an organization that is growing," Schmitz said. "The new Therapy Center is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a great service for our community and the people we serve."

Schmitz is originally from the Perham area and enjoys bow hunting, fishing, exercising and spending time with family.