Dr. Baca-Atlas is originally from Baltimore, MD. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Maryland, College Park and medical school at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He completed his Family Medicine residency at UNC as well as an Addiction Medicine fellowship at UNC in the department of psychiatry. He serves as the associate medical director for the Tobacco Treatment Program. Outside of work, Dr. Baca-Atlas enjoys spending time with his partner, eating breakfast for dinner, and traveling.
Areas of Interest
Dr. Baca-Atlas has a special interest in the intersection of physical and mental health and addiction. He is passionate about teaching learners and caring for underserved populations at UNC Wakebrook in Raleigh, NC where he sees patients on the residential detox unit and in the primary care clinic. He also serves as a contributor for Primary Care RAP (Reviews and Perspectives), a medical education podcast.