A licensed Physician Assistant for 37 years, Joe Gurule, PA-C, MS graduated from the University of Oklahoma, and has been in dermatology full-time for over 19 years. Prior to finding his calling in dermatology, Mr. Gurule worked in the fields of adult primary care medicine, urgent care, and neurosurgery. However, it was in dermatology, particularly in the care of our veterans, that Mr. Gurule developed a passion for and continued enthusiasm in care of the skin.
As adjunct faculty at Touro University in Henderson, and the former President and Secretary for the Nevada Academy of Physician Assistants, Mr. Gurule enjoys teaching and training his colleagues. To this end, PA Gurule has given lectures at national meetings including the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Veteran’s Academy of Physician Assistants in addition to lecturing the entire medical staff at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. He is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants.
Mr. Gurule enjoys treating the more mature patient, with a special emphasis on treating cancers of the skin. Additionally, he was an early adapter to various laser systems and has been trained in the use of our lasers at Las Vegas Dermatology. As a seasoned practitioner, Mr. Gurule can use his knowledge of internal disease to supplement his diagnosis of diseases of the skin to help in providing you with a healthier and more beautiful life.
Mr. Gurule received his Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska in 2002 in Physician Assistant Studies. On a personal note, he enjoys working on his yard, exercising, and watching sports, spending time with family and keeping healthy and environmentally conscious by biking to work.