Dr. Deborah Castaneda, MD

Dr. Deborah Castaneda, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Deborah Castaneda, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Simi Valley, CA. She specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

3605 Alamo St Ste 200

Simi Valley, CA 93063
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Castaneda performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 73% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 46% of peers

Dr. Castaneda's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Castaneda "At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Castaneda does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

4  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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles County
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Castaneda has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Castaneda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Castaneda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castaneda to family and friends
38 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 1

Dr. Castaneda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Dr. Castaneda did an amazing job fixing up my Achilles tendon tear! I’m on my road to recovery and it is healing up great.
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Dr. Castaneda is very caring and took the time to discuss my medical problems. She also discussed a plan for treatment and answered my questions thoroughly. During my visits, the staff was professional and helpful in dealing with insurance and scheduling. Also very helpful with information...more
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So far I have been very pleased with the treatment I have received from Dr. Castaneda and her staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Castaneda to anyone with a foot or ankle injury.
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Dr Casteneda is wonderful! From start to finish, she has been very thorough, patient and professional. Post op follow up has been super efficient. I highly recommend Dr Casteneda and her team!
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Casteneda and the staff at her Simi Valley office. Truly a top-notch experience all the way around. The Heathloop website with daily e-mails from Dr. is really helpful in preparing for surgery and monitoring recovery. Questions and concerns I had were...more
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