Dr. Rafael Arroyo González

Head of Neurology at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital and at Ruber Juan Bravo Hospital in Madrid.

The Neurologist Dr. Rafael Arroyo is an expert in neuroimmunological and neurodegenerative disorders and is a national and international consultant on multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Since 2006 he has managed the Neurology Unit at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital, leading a multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurophysiologists, neuropsychologists and child neurologists at this hospital.

He has been the Principal Investigator in over 40 international clinical trials for new drugs, especially in the field of multiple sclerosis.

Professional experience
  • Head of Neurology at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital and at Ruber Juan Bravo Hospital since 2006.
  • Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the European University of Madrid and he has a National Accreditation as Professor of Health Sciences (granted by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality (ANECA)).
  • Doctorate in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). Special Award for Doctoral Thesis (UCM 2004): Study of the connection of the human herpes virus 6 as an environmental factor linked to multiple sclerosis.
Membership in scientific societies
  • Principal national and international Investigator in Neuroscience at Quirónsalud Madrid (June 2015 to present).
  • President of the Research Commission at Quirónsalud Madrid University Hospital (2012 to present).
  • Member of the Research Commission at San Carlos Hospital Clinic (2012-2015).
  • Board Member of the Medical Department at the Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid (2011-2015).
Research and teaching
  • Principal Investigator in100 national and international clinical trials.
  • 7 Health Research Fund (FIS) research projects at the Carlos III Health Institute (the last 5 as Principal Investigator).
  • 10 privately-funded projects through competitive tenders (7 as Principal Investigator).
  • He has written 139 international articles with a total impact factor of 949,917 and 4,552 citations. 38 books and book chapters with a H-Factor of 34 (2018).
  • These include publications in journals with the highest world impact in research such as the New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.
  • Dr. Rafael Arroyo has made over 300 presentations at different international and national conferences.

Teaching:

  • Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the European University of Madrid and he has a National Accreditation as Professor of Health Sciences (granted by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality (ANECA)).
Languages for clinical practice
  • Spanish
  • English