Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco & San Francisco State University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Dr. Alejandra Hernandez earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and B.S. in Kinesiology from SDSU. Following graduate school, Dr. Hernandez pursued an Orthopedic Physical Therapy residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and became a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist. Dr. Hernandez transitioned into the role of Assistant Clinical Professor for the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)/San Francisco State University Doctor of Physical Therapy program, where she helps rehabilitate patients with orthopedic injuries in the UCSF faculty practice, assists in the Advanced Orthopedic series for the first-year and second-year DPT students, and is a part of the Integrated Spine Service, which is a multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach to help patients manage chronic back and neck pain. She helped establish the Wellness at Work program at UCSF to reduce repetitive strain injuries and educate the workforce on proper ergonomic techniques. Dr. Hernandez loves to hike, run, travel, explore new coffee shops, and eat dark chocolate outside the clinic.