Jose Bacala M.D.
Board Certified Family Medicine Physician
Dr. Bacala grew up as a Air Force Military brat, but calls Las Vegas, Nevada home. He received his bachelor's degree in Health Physics/Comprehensive Medical Imaging at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in 2006. He worked as a Ultrasonographer at multiple hospitals here in Las Vegas prior to going to medical school at the American University of St. Maarten School of Medicine. He graduated medical school in 2011. After graduating, he completed his Family Medicine residency at Beaumont Health in Michigan in 2015. Prior to moving back to Las Vegas, he served as an attending faculty/professor at Beaumont Health where he taught resident physicians and medical students. During this time he also served as medical director at a community urgent care. Dr. Bacala has received the "Patients' Choice Award" and "Compassionate Doctor Award" multiple times. He is a board certified Family Medicine Physician. He also works as a Ring Physician for USA Boxing and works boxing events in Las Vegas.
Dr. Bacala practices full spectrum primary care medicine, taking care of patients of all ages. He has a special interest in dermatology procedures, sports medicine as well as geriatrics. He enjoys practicing in the direct primary care model so he can spend time with patients and have the opportunity to help them live healthier and longer lives. He feels the direct primary care model restores the physician and patient relationship.
Dr. Bacala lives with his wife Heather and their 3 children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, hiking and rooting for the hometown UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball and Vegas Golden Knights hockey.
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Family Physicians - Nevada Chapter
American Board of Family Medicine