Quotes from Famous People Regarding Dr. Fortanasce

“Your efforts have saved lives and brought comforts to many, and your steadfast devotion has earned you the trust and respect of your community.”

-Former U.S President Bill Clinton

“You have worked tirelessly to maintain the highest standards of quality in the practice of medicine and service to the community. Your devotion and talent have earned you respect and admiration from colleagues and patients.”

-Former California Governor Pete Wilson


“Your commitment to the medical profession and community proves what a positive difference one person can make in a community. The medical community is blessed with your hard work and determination.”

-California Senator Dianne Feinstein

Dr. Fortanasce, Tommy Lasorda and Magic Johnson

Dr. Fortanasce, Tommy Lasorda and Magic Johnson


“Dr. Fortanasce’s book End Neck and Back Pain is the perfect game plan to diagnose, prevent, and treat spine pain. Both my wife and I know.”

– Tommy Lasorda, Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Manager

“Dr. Fortanasce’s experience in orthopedics, neurology, and psychiatry at the mecca of spine pain at U.S.C. and Yale (Institute of Living) makes him unique in diagnosing and treating spine pain. His help has been invaluable to my patients… The brain has a marvelous power to muster up its own internal medicine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. This book will show you how. I highly recommend the book The Anti-Alzheimer’s Prescription as good preventive medicine.”

– William Sears, M.D., author of The Sears Parenting Library Series & Prime Time Health


“When it comes to diagnosis and surgery, Dr. Fortanasce and Dr. Watkins are in a class of their own.”

-Sylvester Stallone, Movie Actor

“Few authors, if any, who have written on this subject, have the broad training in neurology, psychiatry, and rehabilitation that Dr. Fortanasce has. His approach to “the spine risk factors is novel.”

– Joseph P. Van Der Meulen, MD, past Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the USC University Hospital