Stephen P. Courtney, M.D.

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Stephen P. Courtney, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the founder of the spine division at Plano Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Spine Center. He has been practicing medicine in Plano since 1995 and has developed his practice exclusively for neck and back disorders. Dr. Courtney is known for his straight-forward, honest approach and operates only if clearly indicated with proven techniques which has earned him an excellent reputation among his professional colleagues, medical peers and patients.

 

Dr. Stephen Courtney, Spine doctor in Plano, Frisco, McKinney and AllenEducation & Background

Dr. Courtney graduated high school as Salutatorian of his class, was selected for Louisiana Boys State and was a member of the Dr. Stephen Courtney, Spine doctor voted-best Doctors in dallas d magazineLouisiana All-State basketball team. In college he graduated summa cum laude from Northeast Louisiana University and later received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School where he was awarded the Howmedica Biomechanic Award and the Louisiana Orthopedic Association Award. He also placed fourth in the World Congress for Student Research Competition. His residency was at Texas A&M University Medical Center and completed further specialty training through a fellowship at Florida Neck & Back Institute in Gainesville, FL.

Dr. Courtney has been Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the Medical Center of Plano and a member of the hospitals Executive and Operating Room Committees.

Dr. Courtney is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society and the Texas Spine Society.

He has five children and enjoys mountain bike racing and Louisiana style cooking.

Dr. Courtney's Support TeamHonors EducationAssociations
  • Certified Physician Assistant: Heather Gehrke, PA-C
  • Medical Assistant: Lori Courtney, MA
  • Medical Assistant: Tiffany Smitherman, MA
  • Surgery Coordinator: Claire Galloway

  • Northeast Louisiana University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Florida Neck & Back Institute in Gainesville, FL-Fellowship

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Spine Society

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