The In Plain Sight heartthrob will show up on the medical drama in late October/early November, reports Entertainment Weekly. No word yet on how long he'll stick around, but the role is potentially recurring.
An email to the show rep was not immediately returned.
De La Fuente is also known for his moves on the dance floor; he came in third on Season 6 of Dancing with the Stars.
Private Practice returns Thursday, Sept. 23 at 10/9c on ABC.