Maria Peris-Celda, MD, PhD is a neurosurgeon from Spain. She graduated with the highest honors at the University of Valencia, Spain, where she met Professor Martinez-Soriano, her anatomy mentor. She graduated in neurosurgery in Valencia, Spain, in 2011.
She spent two years learning and perfecting her surgical skills as a fellow of microsurgical and endoscopic neuroanatomy with Professor Rhoton from 2011 to 2013. During these years, she performed the majority of the dissections and organization of this book among other research projects. She underwent further neurosurgical training in Albany, NY, and has been a board eligible USA neurosurgeon since 2017.