Lawrence J. Barcelo, M.D.
Vice Chair | Family Medicine Physician, Santa Lucia Medical Group, Inc.
Upon completion of his Vietnam tour in 1970, Larry returned to his home state of California and became involved in the movement to organize farmworkers. In 1974, he moved on to pursue his pre-medical studies at UC Davis. There he helped found the Clinica Tepati, which today continues to care for the undeserved in Sacramento, California. Upon graduation from UCSF Medical School, he completed a residency and fellowship at the Contra Costa County Hospital. He arrived in Salinas in 1984 and has committed his career to the practice of primary care. As a member of the medical staff at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, he has served as chair of the Family Practice Department, member of the Medical Executive Committee and member of the Joint Conference. Finally, in recent years, he has been a member of the Advisory Board of PRIME-US at the UCSF Medical School.