Maria M. Toledo, MD

Maria M. Toledo, MD

Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


Maria Toledo, MD is a neurosurgeon with Ascension Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Florida. She specializes in surgical care for brain, spine and nerve system conditions. By working with your neurologist, Dr. Toledo takes the time to understand your symptoms. Using a complete evaluation with imaging and testing, Dr. Toledo creates a personalized surgery plan for you.

Dr. Toledo earned her medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico and completed her residency training in neurosurgery at the Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Following her residency, she completed a two-year fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery. Dr. Toledo then completed a second fellowship in cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgery in the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, under the tutelage of the world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler.

Before joining Ascension Sacred Heart, Dr. Toledo was the director of the Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Program, co-founder of the Stroke Center and director of the Advanced Neuroscience Center in Puerto Rico.

Dr. Toledo has special medical interests in treating cerebral and spinal vascular lesions either endovascularly (with small catheters inserted through the groin) or through a craniotomy (opening the skull) Vascular lesions include brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas, and ischemic strokes.

Dr. Toledo is capable of embolizing head, spinal and neck tumors in preparation for surgery. She also has significant experience treating pituitary tumors, hemifacial spasm, trigeminal neuralgia, meningiomas and other brain tumors. Dr. Toledo has extensive experience in performing cerebral diagnostic angiograms to diagnose and plan treatment for suspected vascular lesions.

In her spare time, Dr. Toledo enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, paddle boarding, snorkeling, hiking, and skiing.
Meet Maria M. Toledo, MD



  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine


  • Barrow Neurological Institute
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine


  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine


  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola


  • The American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery


Why Ascension
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