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Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Detroit Lakes

Garrett Penton

Physician Assistant Garrett Penton has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health St. Mary's — Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

"Working in family medicine provides a way for me to impact the lives of many patients," says Penton. "I enjoy the team environment and working toward a common goal."

Penton earned a master's degree in physician assistant's studies from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

"At a young age, I found a calling in medicine and caring for others," says Penton.

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