Dr. Soto was originally born in Ecuador and migrated to the United States in 1989 after completion of his Medical School. In the US, Dr. Soto trained in internal medicine at the Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City, and then performed three years of residency training in neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Soto then completed two additional years of fellowship training in vascular and critical care neurology at the Comprehensive Stroke Center at UAB. He is board certified in General Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He specializes in the treatment and prevention of cerebrovascular disorders and is very knowledgeable about neurodegenerative diseases of the nervous system. He has served as the medical Director of the UAB stroke center in Birmingham, AL and the Regional Stroke Center at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, FL.
Dr. Soto has undergone extensive training in the field of holistic and anti-aging medicine and is currently board certified and Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine. Dr. Soto also has completed all requirements for Defeat Autism Now (DAN) certification -- A project of the Autism Research Institute providing biomedically-based research, appropriate testing and safe and effective interventions for autism. He is the president and the founder of The Holistic Medical Center of Alabama, P.A. incorporated in May 2007.