Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD

Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Angelita Palanca-Capistrano, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Corona, CA. She is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

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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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

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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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Palanca-Capistrano's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Valencia, CA |
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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in Las Vegas, NV |
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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Moreno Valley |
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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in Riverside, CA |
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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in Riverside, CA |
She even doesn't deserve one star, since she is very rude with her patients and NOT. Supportive, she is just ready to fight. I DON'T recommend her for anyone...
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Palanca-Capistrano accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Palanca-Capistrano has admitting privileges

Corona Regional Medical Center
800 S Main St
Corona, CA 92882
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