Dr. Joan Vidal Samsó

Dr. Joan Vidal Samsó

Dr. Joan Vidal Samsó

Teaching Director
Rehabilitation physician

Doctor of Medicine from the University of Barcelona, ​​specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Expert in the treatment and rehabilitation of spinal cord injury.

Professor accredited by the AQU and tenured professor in Psychobiology at Universitat Ramon Llull.

CSUR Coordinator and Teaching Director of the Institut Guttmann.

He has been Vice President of the SEP (Spanish Society of Paraplegia), Spanish representative in the IsCOS (International Spinal Cord Society) and member of the Board of the SERMEF (Spanish Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine).

In addition to performing his clinical functions, he is an active researcher in the field of spinal neuromodulation and repair, and is currently head of the research programme in Neuro-repair and Advanced Therapies at the Institut Guttmann. He has published over 100 indexed articles in national and international journals. In addition, Dr. Joan Vidal is a member of the NEUROCEL research networks of the TERCEL network (cell therapy network of the Carlos III Health Institute) and of the NEUROTEC network (research network on neurotechnologies for care and rehabilitation at the Carlos III Health Institute).