Dr. Albert Recio is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include spinal cord injury, spasticity management, wound healing, paralysis restoration and aquatics medicine.
He is a physician in the paralysis restoration program at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and medical director for the aquatics medicine program there.
Dr. Recio received his medical degree from the Perpetual Help College of Medicine in the Philippines. He began internship training there and completed it at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Recio did his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, which is associated with Harvard Medical School. He then performed a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at University of Washington Medical Center.
His research interests include functional electrical stimulation, activity-based restoration therapy and electrical stimulation for wound healing.
For more than 15 years, Dr. Recio has been a volunteer physician for medical missions in the Republic of the Philippines. He is a member of the American Paraplegia Society, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the International Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.