Alexa H. Soria, MD

Dr. Soria

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 Orthopaedic 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 Durham with her husband and son.

Patient Testimonials

Caring Doctor - "Alexia Hernandez-Soria, MD, is the sweetest, nicest, most caring doctor I have seen in years! There is something about her mannerism that makes me confident that she knows what she is doing and enjoys doing it."

Patient - "Great provider, Dr. Soria was very nice, professional, and patient with my mother. She took time to explain things to my mother, so she could understand."

Extremely Satisfied - "I was EXTREMELY satisfied with my visit to Dr. Soria. She listened and discussed my treatment and prognosis very well."

Excellent - "Care and services are EXCELLENT. Staff are overly helpful and courteous. They are very professional and I am pleased with results of my choice of physician. So caring and helpful!!!"

Outstanding experience - "Dr. Soria was excellent as was the entire staff. I plan to have hand therapy at your Brier Creek location and am thankful it is so convenient."

Superb - "Dr. Soria and team are superb."

Good Teamwork - "Everything was excellent, Continue to do good jobs; friendly caring staff and physicians, and good teamwork."