Dr André Varandas Borges | Specialist Doctor:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. André Varandas Borges is part of our clinical team in the area of ​​Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Physiatry.

Although it is still unknown to a large part of the population, the speciality of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or Physiatry may be a valid option for your problem! We have a wide range of minimally invasive techniques at our disposal that can help you!


  • Medical School: Abel Salazar Biomedical Institute (2010-2016)
  • Speciality: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Northern Rehabilitation Centre (2018-2023)

Training / Postgraduate Degrees:

  • Postgraduate course in Sports Medicine, FMUP, Porto, ending July 2019
  • Advanced Post-University Specialisation in Pain Management: Psychological and Clinical Assessment and Intervention - Advanced Professional Programme, Portuguese Institute of Psychology and Other Sciences, Porto, conclusion May 2020
  • Expert in Ultrasound for Rehabilitation (ECOSERMEF), completion January 2023

Courses/ Workshops

  • Workshop - Functional Musculoskeletal Clinical Examination, XVIII SPMFR National Congress, Coimbra, March 2018.
  • Course - Shoulder Rehabilitation - What's new from a clinical and scientific point of view? Level 2, Clínica das Conchas, October 2018
  • Sports and Pain Ultrasound Intervention Course, Lisbon, 21, 22 and 23 November 2019
  • X EURO-MUSCULUS COURSE - Basic Course, Lisbon, 5th to 8th December 2019.
  • Ecoguadix Course - Echoguided Approach to Myofascial Syndromes, Granada, 12 and 13 December 2019
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics, XX SPMFR National Congress, 2020.
  • Pain-Muscle-Nerve Course: Ultrasound-guided cadaver intervention - Lower Limb, Nova Medical School, 16-17 October 2020
  • XXXI Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology Course, Luso - Mealhada, May 2021
  • Course - Approach to Musculoskeletal Pathology, Porto, September 2021
  • Muscle-Nerve Pain Course: Ultrasound-guided intervention in cadavers - Upper Limb, Nova Medical School, April 2021
  • Muscle-Nerve Pain Course: Ultrasound-guided cadaver intervention -Racquis, Nova Medical School, 24th to 25th September 2021

Courses/ Workshops

  • Teaching activity as part of the Integrated Master's Degree in Dental Medicine at the Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário (CESPU), under the supervision of Dr Gonçalo Borges. Taught the "Musculoskeletal pathology, the concept of pain and treatment in MFR"in the Curricular Unit "Medical Specialities" of the 4th year, in the academic year 2019-2020.
  • Workshop on Ultrasound for Shoulder Musculoskeletal Diagnosis and Intervention, Scientific and Training Department for Medical Students at the University of Minho, Videoconference, 19 November 2020.
  • Teaching activity as part of the Sports Sciences degree programme at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alta Douro. Taught a class on Rehabilitation in Major Sports Injuries as part of the 3rd year "Rehabilitation" course in the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Workshop - Ecoguided Intervention in Musculoskeletal Pathology,Course - Approach to Musculoskeletal Pathology, Porto, September 2021.
  • Teaching activity as part of the Nursing Degree programme at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. Taught the Cerebrovascular Diseases and Rehabilitationin the Curricular Unit "Rehabilitation" of the 2nd year, in the academic year 2021-2022.
  • Workshop - Intervention Physiatry.GEMMEETING, September 2022.

Activity in the field of Sports Medicine

  • Medical assistance at the tournament: U20 European Championship Men Portugal, Division B, Basketball, Matosinhos, 12 to 21 July 2019.
  • Futebol Clube de Penafiel Medical Department, 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021- 2022 and 2022-2023 seasons.
  • Medical Department of Grupo Recreativo e Cultural Dínamo Sanjoanense, Futsal, 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons.


Consult here some of pathologies and treatments that Dr. André Varandas Borges treats.