Dr. Fortner is a native of Richmond who was a patient herself at The Pediatric Center when she was a child. After graduating as valedictorian from Douglas Freeman High School, she graduated with honors from William and Mary. She earned her medical degree with honors and completed her Pediatric Residency at MCV/VCU. Dr. Fortner has been seeing patients at The Pediatric Center since 1993. Her medical interests include lactation, newborn care, and Attention Deficit Disorder. Dr. Fortner is board certiﬁed by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is married to a local dentist, has four children, and lots of cats and dogs. She enjoys photography, scrapbooking, traveling, reading and spending time at the beach with her family.