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Providing advanced neurological services and target treatment plans so you can optimize your health

Welcome to Purino Fortanasce Center

The office of board-certified neurologists

Dr. M. Lorraine Purino, M.D. and Dr. Vincent M. Fortanasce, M.D.

The Clinic

Operating Hours

Monday - Thursday

9 am - 4 pm

Friday - Sunday

Closed

New Patient

Please download a PDF version of our New Patient Packet so we may save you time in the office. 

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The Clinic

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.

Medical background

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 

Neuropathy

Parkinson’s Disease and Tremors

Sleep apnea and sleep disorders

Neuromuscular Specialty

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.

 

Virtual Consultations

Telemedicine for a better use of your time  

Online appointments with our doctors

Get access to care right from your phone, tablet or computer without having to leave home

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.

Adam Kapitz, PA-C

Adam Kapitz is a board-certified Physician Assistant specializing in neurology. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Physiology from the University of Colorado.

Patient care

"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."

MONIQUE O.

PURINO FORTANASCE NEUROLOGY CENTER

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 4 pm

Fax (626) 574-9669

289 West Huntington Drive, Suite 309, Arcadia, California 91007

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