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Ariel Palanca, MD

Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Surgery
Phone 
(858) 675-3286

Medical Degree
  • University of Michigan Medical School
Internship
  • Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Oakland Bone & Joint Specialists
Residency
  • Stanford University Medical School
Fellowship
  • AOTrauma, Flinders Medical Center

AETNA ELECT CHOICE - EPO
AETNA MANAGED CHOICE - POS
AETNA OPEN CHOICE - PPO
AETNA SELECT CHOICE - HMO
ANTHEM BLUE CROSS - EPO
ANTHEM BLUE CROSS - HMO
ANTHEM BLUE CROSS - PPO
APWU HEALTH PLAN - Other
BEECH STREET - PPO
BEN E LECT - CONSUMER DRIVEN HEALTH PLAN
BLUE SHIELD - EPO
BLUE SHIELD - HMO
BLUE SHIELD - PPO
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA - EPO
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA - HMO
BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA - PPO
CIGNA - HMO
CIGNA - PPO
CIGNA- GREAT WEST - EPO
CIGNA- GREAT WEST - PPO
CIGNA- WEST OPEN ACCESS - Other
COVERED CALIFORNIA - EPO
COVERED CALIFORNIA - HMO
COVERED CALIFORNIA - PPO
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES HEALTH ASSOCIA - Other
GREATER TRI-CITY IPA - ORTHOPEDIC S - Other
HEALTHNET - EPO
HEALTHNET - HMO
HEALTHNET - PPO
INTERPLAN - PPO
MULTIPLAN - PPO
PREFERRED HEALTH NETWORK - PPO
PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS (PHCS) - PPO
RAILROAD MEDICARE - MEDICARE
SECURE HORIZONS - MEDICARE - HMO
SECURE HORIZONS - MEDICARE - MEDICARE
SHARP HEALTHPLAN - HMO
SHARP HEALTHPLAN - PPO
TRICARE - Other
TRICARE FOR LIFE - MEDICARE
UNITED HEALTHCARE - EPO
UNITED HEALTHCARE - HMO
UNITED HEALTHCARE - PPO
UNITED HEALTHCARE- MEDICARE ADVANTA - MEDICARE
WORKERS COMPENSATION - WORKERS COMPENSATION

Location

Escondido - Outpatient Center 3, Orthopedics

2130 Citracado Parkway, Suite 200 Escondido, CA 92029
Phone: (760) 743-4789

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes

Hours:
Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
 

Poway - Outpatient Center, Orthopedics, 3rd Floor

15611 Pomerado Road, 3rd Floor Poway, CA 92064
Phone: (858) 675-3286

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes

Hours:
Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
 

Bio

Dr. Palanca received her undergraduate and medical degrees with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School. She subsequently completed her orthopedic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Palanca is dual fellowship trained in both Trauma (AOTrauma Fellowship - Flinders Medical Center, Adelaide, Australia) and Foot & Ankle specialities (Oakland Bone & Joint Specialists, Roger Mann M.D. - Oakland, California).

She served as an Assistant Professor at Stanford University Medical Center in the Foot & Ankle Division until she joined the team at Arch Health Medical Group in Poway and Escondido, California. She specializes in injuries to the lower extremity, sports related injuries, and is trained in minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy and ankle replacement.

Dr. Palanca annually serves in global humanitarian aid locations and has been published in dozens of peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Palanca speaks English and Spanish. 

Peer reviewed publications:

1. Biomechanical Study of a Multifilament Stainless Steel Cable Crimp System Versus a Multistrand Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Polyester Suture Krackow Technique for Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair. Nguyen TP, Keyt LK, Herfat S, Gordon L, Palanca A. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 Jan - Feb;59(1):86-90. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2019.01.022. PMID: 31882153

2. Patient Preferences for Shared Decision Making: Not All Decisions Should Be Shared. E Lindsay S, Alokozai A, Eppler SL, Fox P, Curtin C, Gardner M, Avedian R, Palanca A, Abrams GD, Cheng I, Kamal RN; VOICES Health Policy Research Investigators:. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Sep 25. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-19-00146. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31567900

3. Ankle joint contact loads and displacement in syndesmosis injuries repaired with Tightropes compared to screw fixation in a static model. Pang EQ, Bedigrew K, Palanca A, Behn AW, Hunt KJ, Chou L. Injury. 2019 Nov;50(11):1901-1907. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.09.012. Epub 2019 Sep 9. PMID: 31547966

4. Design Rationale for Total Ankle Arthroplasty Systems: An Update. Gross CE, Palanca AA, DeOrio JK. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 May 15;26(10):353-359. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00715. Review. PMID: 29688960

5. Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement: 15-Year Follow-up. Palanca A, Mann RA, Mann JA, Haskell A. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Feb;39(2):135-142. doi: 10.1177/1071100717738747. PMID: 29389250

6. Clarification of the History and Use of the STAR Prosthesis™. Mann RA, Palanca AA. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec;54(6):1213. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2015.08.020. No abstract available. PMID: 26515880

7. Letter Regarding: Survival Analysis of the Single- and Double-Coated STAR Ankle up to 20 Years: Long-term Follow-up of 324 Cases From the Swedish Ankle Registry. Mann RA, Coughlin M, Palanca AA. Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Oct;36(10):1161. doi: 10.1177/1071100715609056. No abstract available. PMID: 26429896

8. The Effects of Limb Elevation on Muscle Oxygen Saturation: A Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study in Humans. Palanca AA, Yang A, Bishop JA. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3):221-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.07.015. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PMID: 26261022

9. Antirotation pins improve stability of the compress limb salvage implant: a biomechanical study. Avedian RS, Chen T, Lindsey D, Palanca A, Mohler D. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Dec;472(12):3982-6. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3899-9. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID: 25209342

10. Correlation of intra-articular ankle pathology with cytokine biomarkers and matrix degradation products. San Giovanni TP, Golish SR, Palanca A, Hanna LS, Scuderi GJ. Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Aug;33(8):627-31. PMID: 22995228

11. Assessment of compromised fracture healing. Bishop JA, Palanca AA, Bellino MJ, Lowenberg DW. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 May;20(5):273-82. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-20-05-273. Review. PMID: 22553099

12. Targeted knockout of BRG1 potentiates lung cancer development. Glaros S, Cirrincione GM, Palanca A, Metzger D, Reisman D. Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;68(10):3689-96. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-07-6652. PMID: 18483251

13. Outcomes of posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation in patients with continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion pumps. Caird MS, Palanca AA, Garton H, Hensinger RN, Ayyangar RN, Drongowski A, Farley FA. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Feb 15;33(4):E94-9. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181642aae. PMID: 18277862

 

★★★★★

 
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  • Spanish

Dr. Palanca received her undergraduate and medical degrees with honors from the University of Michigan Medical School. She subsequently completed her orthopedic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Palanca is dual fellowship trained in both Trauma (AOTrauma Fellowship - Flinders Medical Center, Adelaide, Australia) and Foot & Ankle specialities (Oakland Bone & Joint Specialists, Roger Mann M.D. - Oakland, California).

She served as an Assistant Professor at Stanford University Medical Center in the Foot & Ankle Division until she joined the team at Arch Health Medical Group in Poway and Escondido, California. She specializes in injuries to the lower extremity, sports related injuries, and is trained in minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy and ankle replacement.

Dr. Palanca annually serves in global humanitarian aid locations and has been published in dozens of peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Palanca speaks English and Spanish. 

Peer reviewed publications:

1. Biomechanical Study of a Multifilament Stainless Steel Cable Crimp System Versus a Multistrand Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Polyester Suture Krackow Technique for Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair. Nguyen TP, Keyt LK, Herfat S, Gordon L, Palanca A. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 Jan - Feb;59(1):86-90. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2019.01.022. PMID: 31882153

2. Patient Preferences for Shared Decision Making: Not All Decisions Should Be Shared. E Lindsay S, Alokozai A, Eppler SL, Fox P, Curtin C, Gardner M, Avedian R, Palanca A, Abrams GD, Cheng I, Kamal RN; VOICES Health Policy Research Investigators:. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2019 Sep 25. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-19-00146. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31567900

3. Ankle joint contact loads and displacement in syndesmosis injuries repaired with Tightropes compared to screw fixation in a static model. Pang EQ, Bedigrew K, Palanca A, Behn AW, Hunt KJ, Chou L. Injury. 2019 Nov;50(11):1901-1907. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.09.012. Epub 2019 Sep 9. PMID: 31547966

4. Design Rationale for Total Ankle Arthroplasty Systems: An Update. Gross CE, Palanca AA, DeOrio JK. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 May 15;26(10):353-359. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-16-00715. Review. PMID: 29688960

5. Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement: 15-Year Follow-up. Palanca A, Mann RA, Mann JA, Haskell A. Foot Ankle Int. 2018 Feb;39(2):135-142. doi: 10.1177/1071100717738747. PMID: 29389250

6. Clarification of the History and Use of the STAR Prosthesis™. Mann RA, Palanca AA. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec;54(6):1213. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2015.08.020. No abstract available. PMID: 26515880

7. Letter Regarding: Survival Analysis of the Single- and Double-Coated STAR Ankle up to 20 Years: Long-term Follow-up of 324 Cases From the Swedish Ankle Registry. Mann RA, Coughlin M, Palanca AA. Foot Ankle Int. 2015 Oct;36(10):1161. doi: 10.1177/1071100715609056. No abstract available. PMID: 26429896

8. The Effects of Limb Elevation on Muscle Oxygen Saturation: A Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study in Humans. Palanca AA, Yang A, Bishop JA. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3):221-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.07.015. Epub 2015 Aug 7. PMID: 26261022

9. Antirotation pins improve stability of the compress limb salvage implant: a biomechanical study. Avedian RS, Chen T, Lindsey D, Palanca A, Mohler D. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Dec;472(12):3982-6. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-3899-9. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID: 25209342

10. Correlation of intra-articular ankle pathology with cytokine biomarkers and matrix degradation products. San Giovanni TP, Golish SR, Palanca A, Hanna LS, Scuderi GJ. Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Aug;33(8):627-31. PMID: 22995228

11. Assessment of compromised fracture healing. Bishop JA, Palanca AA, Bellino MJ, Lowenberg DW. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2012 May;20(5):273-82. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-20-05-273. Review. PMID: 22553099

12. Targeted knockout of BRG1 potentiates lung cancer development. Glaros S, Cirrincione GM, Palanca A, Metzger D, Reisman D. Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;68(10):3689-96. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-07-6652. PMID: 18483251

13. Outcomes of posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation in patients with continuous intrathecal baclofen infusion pumps. Caird MS, Palanca AA, Garton H, Hensinger RN, Ayyangar RN, Drongowski A, Farley FA. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Feb 15;33(4):E94-9. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181642aae. PMID: 18277862

 

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