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Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic

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1027 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


General: 218-844-2300


Monday - Friday:
8 am - 5 pm

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Facility Overview

Get medical care with a touch of hometown hospitality at the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic. Our primary care team will get to know you and help you stay healthy during every stage of life. They can also get you in touch with Essentia specialists—both on and off site.

If you need care today, call to see if we have a same-day appointment. If you can’t get in, visit our urgent care. St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic is an outpatient department of Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes. We're in the same building so you can get clinic and hospital services under one roof.

Primary Care for All Ages

Everyone needs a primary care provider. Primary care includes family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Partner with a provider who can help you stay healthy throughout your life. See us for your next physical or to discuss new or ongoing health concerns.

Learn more about primary care options at the St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic:

Family Medicine Same-day Appointments

When you need care today, count on St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic to get you in to see a family medicine provider. Same-day appointments are often available. If you can’t get in, you can always look to our urgent care.

Services & Specialty Care

Essentia Health offers a wide range of specialty care, some of which is available at the St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic. Our specialists have extra training in diagnosing and treating conditions in specific areas of the body.

Getting an expert or second opinion can provide clarity and peace of mind. Your primary care team can help determine if you may benefit from seeing a specialist and make a referral.

Learn more about services at the St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic, including specialty care:

Not finding what you're looking for? Find other services and specialties at a location near you.

Services may be provided by a visiting medical provider who sees patients at this clinic on a limited basis.
Services may be provided at the clinic via a secure video chat with an off-site medical provider.

Charges for Minnesota Clinic Services

We are committed to price transparency and provide a list of the top 25 procedures (that cost over $25) offered at this clinic and the related charges. A charge is defined as the dollar amount Essentia sets for a clinic service and does not include any discounts negotiated with insurance companies. This clinic is a hospital-based clinic, and you will be charged an additional facility fee when receiving services at this location.

Urgent Care

When you’re sick or injured and can’t get a same-day appointment, visit our urgent care at the St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes Clinic. We’ll see you without an appointment for minor illnesses and injuries. We’re even open Saturdays and Sundays, so you can get back to better health sooner.

For severe or life-threatening conditions, call 911 or seek emergency care.

Blood Testing & Lab Services

If your doctor orders blood work or another lab test, our team will guide you down the hall to lab services at the Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes hospital.

Imaging & Radiology Services

When your doctor orders an X-ray, we’ll lead you down the hall to imaging and radiology services at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes hospital.

Optical Shop & Eye Care Services

Whether you’re on a budget or looking for high-end frames, St. Mary’s Detroit Lakes Clinic’s optical shop has options for you. Try on frames and order a new pair of eye glasses right on site. You can also see us for contact lens fittings and other eye care services.

Compliments & Complaints

If you’d like to share a compliment, concern, or suggestion, please contact our clinic leader Kayla Young. You can also fill out our online compliments and complaints form.

Support Our Clinic

Have you been inspired by the care you or a loved one received? Support your local clinic by donating to the St. Mary’s Foundation in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The Foundation provides financial support to Essentia Health facilities, like the St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic, with help from patients and family members like you.

Parking & Entrance

Frazee Street will be closed for reconstruction starting Thursday, April 28 until June.

  • Detours will be marked by signage to our main clinic, the Emergency Department and North Campus
  • Flashing lights will be added at cross-walks and turn lanes into the parking lots
  • Retail Pharmacy drive-up will still be accessible
  • Detour signs will help patients navigate the parking lot
  • There will be walking access to North Campus
  • Once the project is complete, there will no longer be parking along Frazee Street


The Essentia Health-Detroit Lakes Pharmacy is right on site. Pick up your prescriptions from pharmacists who get to know you, your doctors, and your medication history.

Taking complex or many medicines? Ask how our pharmacists can help you with medication management.

Patient Information

Explore our patients and visitors section to find information about billing, financial assistance, medical records, patient rights and responsibilities, and more.

Joint Commission Accredited

This location is accredited by the Joint Commission. This internationally recognized symbol of quality represents our commitment to providing exceptional patient care. View all our awards and recognitions.

National Health Services Corps

Get comprehensive primary care and mental and behavioral health care regardless of your ability to pay. Learn about the discounts we offer as a National Health Service Corps-approved site.

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