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Albert Recio, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Baltimore, MD, Kennedy Krieger Institute


Physical Medicine/Rehab Baltimore, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonFellowship, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, 2006 - 2007
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Perpetual Help Laguna-Binan College of Medicine
    University of Perpetual Help Laguna-Binan College of MedicineClass of 1997
  • Perpetual Help College of Medicine
    Perpetual Help College of MedicineB.S., Physical Therapy, Cum Laude, 1984 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2023 - Present
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2007 - 2025
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1990 - 2024
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2007 - 2024
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Leader in Spinal Cord Injury Care 2014
  • Best Doctors in America 2013-2014, 2017
  • America�s Top Physician 2012, 2015
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Independent sailing with high tetraplegia using sip and puff controls: integration into a community sailing center  
    Rojhani, SN, Stiens, SA, Recio, AC, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/1/2017
  • Aquatic-Based Therapy in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: Effective Yet Underutilized  
    Recio AC, Stiens S, Kubrova E, Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep, 1/1/2017
  • Functional electrical stimulation as a component of activity-based restorative therapy may preserve function in persons with multiple sclerosis  
    Hammond E, Recio A, Sadowsky C, Becker D, Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Utilizing a Trans-femoral Prosthesis After Complete Tetraplegia: Rehabilitation Solutions for Seating and Mobility.
    Dabai N, Pathak R, Stiens S, Recio A, 8th Annual Johns Hopkins Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Expo, Baltimore, MD, 1/27/2018
  • The Role Of Trans-Femoral Prosthesis In A Tetraplegic.
    Pathak R, Dabai N, Recio A, ASIA, Rochester, MN, 1/2/2018
  • Effectiveness of aquatic therapy among spinal cord injury patients with complex medical conditions.
    Kubrova, E, Recio AC, ACRM Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1/25/2017
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  • The Role Of Trans-Femoral Prosthesis In A Tetraplegic. 
    Rochester, MN - 1/2/2018
  • The ASIA: Board-relevant and clinically-relevant Concepts. 
    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD - 1/1/2018
  • Use of a Virtual Reality Physical Ride-on Sailing Simulator as a Rehabilitation Tool for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. 
    National Harbor, MD - 1/31/2017
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Press Mentions

  • Founding the First PM&R Interest Group at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Founding the First PM&R Interest Group at the Johns Hopkins School of MedicineOctober 25th, 2016

Other Languages

  • Tagalog, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations