Dr. Ardith M. Courtney is a board-certified UCI Health neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases affecting the central nervous system. Her clinical focus is on providing comprehensive care to MS patients.
Her clinical interests include neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, transverse myelitis and autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system.
Courtney received her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Tex. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz., followed by residencies in neurology at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., and Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, where she also completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology. She also received fellowship training in multiple sclerosis at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Courtney is co-director of the UCI Health Multiple Sclerosis Program, which has been designated as a comprehensive multiple sclerosis care center by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. It is one of a handful of comprehensive care centers in California. The award-winning UCI Multiple Sclerosis Research Center is home to top MS investigators, who provide patients with access to clinical trials of new medications and treatments not generally available elsewhere.
She sees patients at Gottschalk Medical Plaza in Irvine.