Dr. Fornari earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn and completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where he was recognized as the outstanding chief resident with the Henry H. Banks award. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.
Dr. Fornari’s main focus and passion is the care of his patients and their families. Dr. Fornari’s expertise is in the management of complex pediatric and adolescent hip disorders as well as pediatric and adolescent sports medicine. He has presented his research at numerous national meetings and has been published in major orthopedic journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research.
Dr. Fornari has also volunteered overseas, working with Health Volunteers Overseas and Orthopedics Overseas to provide orthopedic surgical care and training in Malawi, Africa. He is actively involved in the education and training of medical students, residents, and pediatric orthopedic surgery fellows. Dr. Fornari is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA).