Juanita Celix, MD

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Gender: Female

Juanita Celix, MD, MPH, is a board-eligible neurosurgeon who joins the Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute (ANII) from Seattle, Washington. She completed her residency training in the University of Washington Department of Neurological Surgery, and additional training at the distinguished Atkinson Morley Hospital at St. George's in London. Dr. Celix is skilled in all areas of general neurosurgery, with a particular interest in the management of tumors of the brain and spine, traumatic brain injury, neuroendoscopy, and the minimally invasive approach to subcortical surgery. Her practice focuses on a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of brain disorders, with the goal of helping each patient make treatment decisions that best reflect their health care goals and improve their quality of life.

Dr. Celix also brings experience and expertise in global neurosurgery. She completed a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health from the University of Washington School of Public Health. She is a member of the Global Neurotrauma Research Group, a collaborative effort of researchers from the US and South America that is focused on the management of severe traumatic brain injury in low- and middle-income countries. She also focuses on neurosurgical training to provide skilled surgeons in the regions of the world most in need. Dr. Celix has provided neurosurgical care and training in Haiti, Ghana, Bolivia, Argentina and Nicaragua.

Medical Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Degree earned: MD)


University of Washington School of Medicine - Neurological Surgery

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

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