Published on May 06, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. David Baldes

David Baldes, psychiatry

Dr. David Baldes, a psychiatrist, has joined the Behavioral Health Department at Essentia Health-Duluth in Duluth, Minnesota.

“At Essentia Health, I feel like I’m part of a state-of-the-art healthcare system that provides the highest-level of care and resources to the patient,” says Dr. Baldes.

Dr. Baldes earned a medical degree and completed a residency in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in psychiatry.

“I chose psychiatry to provide care for the most complex and often marginalized people in society. We remain in an age of discovery in the understanding and treatment of patients with mental illness. Oftentimes people with mental illness are stigmatized by society and can even be neglected in the healthcare setting. The practice of psychiatry allows me to carry out my values providing compassionate service to the most vulnerable among us,” explains Dr. Baldes. “I care for my patients the way I would expect my family to be cared for.”

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