Dr. Jay Knaak is board-certified in family medicine and earned his undergraduate degree from Gustavus Adolphus College with dual majors in chemistry and psychology. He graduated from the University of MN Duluth/Minneapolis School of Medicine in 1990, after which he served as the chief family medicine resident in Marquette, Michigan. He has worked in primary care in International Falls, Nett Lake and briefly in South Australia serving the indigenous Aboriginals and has practiced emergency medicine at Rainy Lake Medical Center for 8 years. Since 2014 he has practiced family medicine at the Rainy Lake Clinic.