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About Dr. Joanna J Palica

Dr. Joanna J Palica, MD is a Doctor primarily located in El Cajon, CA. She has 18 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Palica has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joanna J Palica is Great. Dr. Joanna J Palica has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joanna J Palica is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

1630 E Main St
El Cajon, CA 92021
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Specialties

Dr. Joanna J Palica has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Illness
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Compassionate

Easy to communicate with, understanding & very helpful.

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so so awesome!!!

DR PALICA ROCKS! SHE HAS AN ANSWER FOR ALL OF MY QUESTIONS. MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I AM HER ONLY PATIENT. SHE NOT ONLY CARES ABOUT MY HEAD, BUT ALL OF ME. RECENTLY SHE SAW IN MY RECORD THAT I NEEDED SOME THYROID TESTING AND OTHER BLOOD WORK BECAUSE OF A RECENT MRSA INFECTION. IF SHE ISN'T SURE ABOUT A QUESTION I HAVE, SHE FINDS OUT, RIGHT THEN! SO EASY TO TALK TO, REALLY CARES. IT WOULD BE GREAT IF SHE COULD TAKE CARE OF ALL MY HEALTH ISSUES. THANK YOU DR. P!!!!!

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Dr Palica

Very professional and genuinely concerned with patients concerns and evaluations. Excellent Dr./patient rapport. Always a pleasure to see her.

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Five Stars

you are great doctor. thank you

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Jagiellonian University Medical College

    Graduated in 2000

  • University Of California At San Diego

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joanna J Palica accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 1630 E Main St, El Cajon, CA

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