Marisa Perez Orrico

Marisa Perez Orrico

LV MRCVS CES Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Clinician

Marisa is from Valencia, Spain, and after graduating in her hometown in 2005, she spent several years working in general practice. In 2008 she obtained her Certificate in Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology from Toulouse University, France, and then worked for several years at a dedicated ophthalmology referral centre in Valencia.

Marisa later moved to the Canary Islands and then to Sydney, where she had the opportunity to develop her research and clinical skills. She has always been interested in both small animal and exotic and wildlife ophthalmology, having had opportunities to collaborate with exotic animal services and several zoos and aquariums.

She has published peer-reviewed articles, lectured at international meetings, and teaches the exotic animal module for the Diploma in Ophthalmology of the University of Madrid.

Marisa shares her life with her partner, a specialist in exotic animal medicine, Mojito the cat and Yoda the dog.