Published on June 26, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Gaurav Mehta

Gaurav Mehta, family medicine

Dr. Gaurav Mehta, a family medicine physician, has joined the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

“Essentia Health has a reputation for grooming physician leaders, which enables me to envision a future for myself and my family unlike at any other organization,” says Dr. Mehta. “Through Essentia, I intend to serve the underserved population of Detroit Lakes and the surrounding communities and hope to make a difference in their lives.”

Dr. Mehta earned a medical degree from Topiwala National Medical College in Mumbai, India. He completed a residency in family medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Mehta is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in family medicine. He also has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota as well as an Executive Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Texas at Tyler.

“In family medicine you have the unique privilege of serving your patients through every stage of life. You have the opportunity to be a physician as well as a friend,” explains Dr. Mehta.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mehta, call (218) 844-2347. To see Dr. Mehta’s full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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