Dr. Lucio Palanca, MD

Dr. Lucio Palanca, MD

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Dr. Lucio Palanca, MD is a general surgery specialist in Greencastle, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

1542 S Bloomington St Ste 1100

Greencastle, IN 46135

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Dr. Palanca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Stomach Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palanca treats Stomach Diseases more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Palanca treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palanca treats Hemorrhoids more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Palanca treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palanca treats Abdominal Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Palanca treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Palanca's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lucio Palanca, MD is a general surgery specialist in Greencastle, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Santo Tomas in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1987
    University Of Santo Tomas
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • Tagalog
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
American Enterprise Group
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Pekin Insurance
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American

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Putnam County Hospital

Greencastle, IN