About SMC

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Inc. (SMC) is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center in Grand Marais, MN. Founded by Drs. Roger MacDonald, David Hilfiker, Bill Gallea, and Barbara Banks in 1979, SMC has served the health care needs of Cook County, MN, for nearly 40 years.

Through financial support from the federal government, we are able to offer high-quality primary health care to every patient, regardless of the ability to pay. In addition, a Sliding Fee Scale Program is available to help offset the cost of care at our clinic as well as services offered by the local hospital, dentist office, chiropractor, and a wide range of mental health services.

We are able to meet our community’s varied needs through community and public health services as well. From childbirth education to city planning, a healthy community is the motive for everything we do.

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Inc. (SMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.