Josh Makela has been a Physician’s Assistant since 2009, with experience in a variety of settings. He received his education through the Interservice Physician Assistant Program, receiving both his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree while serving in the Army on active duty. He served his first three years as a Physician Assistant taking care of our nation’s finest Soldiers, including one year of challenging healthcare while deployed to Afghanistan.  He also has one year of pain management experience in Phoenix prior to establishing his residence in Flagstaff in 2013.

Josh enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife, four young boys and a girl. His family enjoys hiking, mountain biking, all sports, including a special love for hockey, yoga, and running. They have a passion for healthy eating and living life to its fullest.