Alexander L. Majors, M.D.


Specializing in Disorders of the Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Elbow, including Fractures, Sprains, Arthritis, Tendonitis, Nerve Compression, Arthroscopy, and Trauma

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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Alexander Majors at Sierra Pacific Orthopedics' Herndon Campus, please call (559) 256-1639.

Dr. Alexander Majors is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and specializes in the hand, wrist, and elbow. Dr. Majors was born and raised in Fresno, California. After graduating from Bullard High School in 1988, he attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received an undergraduate degree in psychology before deciding to pursue a career in medicine.

Dr. Majors completed medical school at Saint George’s University and his general surgery residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in hand andmicrosurgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Majors is a diplomat in the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He has obtained a Certificate of Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand and is an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Majors, Dr. Toby Johnson, Dr. Julia Lee and Dr. Cary Tanner utilize a team approach to care for a variety of throwing and upper extremity athletic injuries, combining diagnostic imaging, surgical intervention, and outstanding on-site athletic training and physical therapy. They are the team hand surgeons for the Fresno State Bulldogs, The Fresno Pacific Sunbirds and the Fresno City Rams. These four physicians are also volunteer faculty members for the UCSF orthopedic residency program in Fresno.

Dr. Majors specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist and forearm, frequently treating acute or chronic injuries of the worker or athlete.As a native of the Central Valley, Dr. Majors enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including cycling, skiing, backpacking, and yoga. He spends most of his free time with his two children.

Education, Training, and Affiliations

  • Medical Degree, St. George’s University
  • Internship, General Surgery, East Tennessee State University
  • Residency, General Surgery, East Tennessee State University
  • Residency, General Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, University of Southern California
  • Active Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
  • Member, Fresno-Madera Medical Society
  • Member, California Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis

    Did You Know . . .

    DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis is a type of tendonitis that affects the thumb side of the wrist. It can make lifting a pot off of the stove very painful. Any wrist up-and-down motion or thumb up-and-down motion can result...

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  • Dupuytren’s Disease

    Did You Know . . .

    Dupuytren’s Disease is a genetic disease that can result in thick fibrotic nodules in the hand and cords in the palms or fingers that cause finger contractures. It has been associated with northern European ancestry,...

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  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is the second most common peripheral nerve compression. It results from excessive pressure on the ulnar nerve within the cubital tunnel. Although people most often experience numbness, tingling, and sometimes a vague achy...

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common peripheral nerve compression, and can affect almost 10% of the population. It results from excessive pressure on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. Wrist position can often affect symptoms, and...

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“"I developed carpal tunnel syndrome two years ago. After physical therapy treatment things improved but still problems. After visiting Dr. Majors, my carpal tunnel continues to improve; yet there is just enough discomfort that I haven't stopped my treatment program. I have been approved for surgery, yet it looks as though I may be able to avoid surgery, after consultations and treatments at Sierra Pacific Orthopedics."”
– Jack B.
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