Courtney was born and raised in Corbin, Kentucky, and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in nursing. She worked at Jewish Hospital in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, for three years before completing her master’s degree and certification as a family nurse practitioner from the University of Louisville. She moved to Knoxville in 2013 and worked as a nurse practitioner for two years before joining Gastrointestinal Associates.
She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association.
Courtney enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, playing tennis and traveling.