Published on August 05, 2022

Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes welcomes OB/GYN Dr. John Balintona

J_BalintonaEssentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes is proud to welcome OB/GYN Dr. John Balintona.

“I chose Essentia Health because I appreciate the value and service it provides to the community,” said Dr. Balintona. “Detroit Lakes is a wonderful place to live and practice.”

Dr. Balintona earned his medical degree from Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“I have always felt that working as an OB/GYN provided me an opportunity to have a positive impact on the patient’s health care,” said Dr. Balintona. “I remind my patients that I am a resource and assistant in their health care.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Balintona, please call (218) 847-5611. To see his full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”