Welcome to Purino Fortanasce Center
The office of board-certified neurologists
Dr. M. Lorraine Purino, M.D. and Dr. Vincent M. Fortanasce, M.D.
Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday - Sunday
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What We do
Our mission is to provide exceptional neurological care with kindness and compassion to our patients. We perform thorough assessments using advanced medical techniques and create comprehensive treatment plans that are individualized for each person, taking into account their beliefs and lifestyle. Each patient will be given all the needed medical care and dedicated attention by our team of specialists to optimize their health.
Conditions we treat
Alzheimer’s Dementia and other dementias
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Epilepsy and Seizures
Migraine headaches and other headaches
Multiple Sclerosis and demyelinating disorders
Neck and back problems
Neuromuscular diseases such as Guillain-Barré Syndrome, CIDP, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathies
Parkinson’s Disease and Tremors
Sleep apnea and sleep disorders
Do you have a condition that affects your muscles or nerves?
Dr. Purino is a specialist in conditions such as ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, Guillain Barre Syndrome, CIDP, muscular dystrophy, neuropathy and other neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Purino is triple board-certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology with special qualifications in Neuromuscular diseases. She completed a Fellowship in Neuromuscular Diseases at UCLA where she participated in a research study for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. At Kaiser Permanente, she was the Neuromuscular specialist for all Southern California Kaiser Permanente.
Dr. Purino was part the largest neurology practice in the western U.S. solely devoted to consultations and testing for disorders of the nerves and muscles. With this experience, she has performed more than 11,000 consultations and EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies. Patients will undergo full expert evaluation and treatment for their neuromuscular condition.
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The Clinic's Legacy
Dr. Vincent Fortanasce, M.D.
Continuing Dr. Vincent Fortanesce’s distinguished medical legacy is the cornerstone of our vision of patient care. His complete approach to diagnosing and treating neurological disorders and his dedication to each and everyone of his patients with empathy and compassion remain vital to the practice. Dr. Purino’s expertise in Neurology and commitment to providing exceptional care for each patient will continue Dr. Fortanasce’s tradition.
Meet our providers
Board certified neurological health care specialists
Dr. M. Lorraine Purino, M.D.
Dr. Purino is a compassionate Neurologist who is highly trained, has extensive experience and devotes time to give back to her community. Initially, she worked her way through college caring for mentally challenged children and adults.
"Thank you for all the times you took care of me be it an "after hours" phone call to ease my fears or the simplicity of a kind voice. I appreciate the professionalism and extra care. Thank you for making my experience less stressful."