Alexa H. Soria, MD

Dr. Soria-EmergeOrtho

Hand & Wrist

Dr. Soria earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University. After college she worked for two years in basic science orthopedic research at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Her research specialized in bone biology and the biology of fracture healing.

Dr. Soria received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia before being accepted into the #1 ranked Orthopedic Residency at The Hospital for Special Surgery. While in residency, Dr. Soria had the opportunity to study and work with some of the most celebrated orthopedic surgeons in the world, authored 6 peer reviewed articles, presented at 17 conferences, won 6 research awards, and received additional training at Institute Kaplan in Barcelona with Dr. Marc Garcia Elias.

She is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in all conditions affecting the hand, wrist and elbow. She has advanced training and clinical interest in upper extremity trauma, inflammatory and osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel disease, compression neuropathies, Dupuytren’s disease, and tendonopathies in addition to many other disease processes and conditions.

She completed her training with a hand, microvascular and upper extremity fellowship at Duke University. She is a candidate member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Her special interests include: upper extremity trauma, inflammatory arthritis, osteoarthritis, elbow disorders, carpal tunnel disease, Dupuytren’s Disease, compression neuropathies, soft tissue trauma, fractures and dislocations

Dr. Soria was born and raised in New York City and now lives in Raleigh with her two sons.


  • Undergraduate: Duke University, Bachelor of Science
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity


  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

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