Dr. Joseph Candela, MD

Dr. Joseph Candela, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Candela, MD is an urology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in urology.Read his story

Las Vegas Urology

7500 Smoke Ranch Rd Ste 200

Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Candela performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers
Erectile Dysfunction
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Candela's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Candela's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Candela "Dr. Joseph Candela performs a full array of laparoscopic cancer procedures. His interests include complex disease, genitourinary cancer, female urology and complex repairs. Every day we strive to deliver high quality, friendly health care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Candela "Every day we strive to deliver high quality, friendly health care."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

60  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vasectomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Kaiser Permanente Mecial Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Candela has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Candela's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Candela to family and friends
30 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Candela's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Candela was called to come to Mountain View hospital for a STAT surgical consult. He never showed, after waiting 3 days for him while hospitalized The hospitalist Dr. Said he heard from his group and told them to set up an appointment for Monday in his office !!! Really !!! One thing to say to...more
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This man was brought in on a consultation for my husband, that was brought in for emergency, barely examining my husband made a determination of possible removal of a testical. Never introduced himself to me, when asked if he was going to introduce himself, said he was sorry, he had a room full of...more
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After an elevated PSA test, my GP referred me to Dr. Candela. It was a few weeks before they could get me in. I found the doctor to be abrupt with his exam. I returned for a biopsy. I was told they would call in a week with results. It is now three days shy of THREE WEEKS since the biopsy and...more
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Dr. Candela has been treating my parents for years. He is personable, knowledgeable and a great doctor. His staff is friendly and mostly on the ball. His assistant Cathy is hard to get a hold of ... I think cause she has so many irons in the fire, helping Doctor Candela. He has hired a PA, Lola,...more
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He's probably a good surgeon, but his bedside manner is terrible. He's in and out without talking to anyone and when asked a question, refers you to the nurse who can't answer the question. I waited hours to talk to him before my husband's surgery, but got the same response.."ask the nurse after...more
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