Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD

Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Corona, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from U Santo Tomas in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

720 Magnolia Ave Ste A4

Corona, CA 92879

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • U Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Iu Health University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palanca-Capistrano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palanca-Capistrano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palanca-Capistrano to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Palanca-Capistrano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

The doctor is very rude, ended up at her office because emergency room doctor set an urgent appointment for my husband. To make it worse, doctors office is billing us for services and visit that didn't even happen. Overall experience terrible!
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I was very impressed with Dr. Angelita Palanga-Capistrano. She was thorough and proactive. When I shared some irregularities in my vision, she immediately broadened the scope of examination to include scans and in-depth diagnostics. She ran her findings through a colleague that specialized in...more
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I have known Dr.Capistrano for 15years because she operated the eyes of my mother ( she can read at age86 without eyeglasses) and now I got eyes problem , I choose Dr. Capistrano because she is amazing and the best Optalmologist for me and what she did to my mother! I don't mind to drive from Las...more
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This is the worst experience I've ever had with any doctor. Appointments are scheduled every 10-15 minutes. The wait is horrible, plus there is no where to sit. Had to stand in entry way for over an hour. Dr. Capistrano is very unprofessional. First thing she said to me, Why are you here, I...more
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Dr gave me an explanation of all the procedure and of her diagnosis, but I wish her referral was at a closer to home location my wife can't drive after her back surgery and arranged transportation was extremely difficult to arrange. Something closer would save time and $
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