Melissa Courtney has been practicing in women’s health since 1997. She started as a labor and delivery registered nurse in Lexington. She then returned to school in 2001, graduating with a post-master’s certificate in nurse midwifery from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky, specializing as a women’s health nurse practitioner. She holds a national certification in both specialties.
I truly love what I do and feel very fortunate to have discovered the career I feel I was meant to do. I believe a woman should be able to work with her provider in partnership in making her healthcare decisions. I believe in the power of really listening.
Outside of my career, I am happily married and a mother of three teenage children that I truly enjoy. I spend most of my free time attending events to watch one child play sports, one cheer and the other dance
APRN, University of Kentucky, College of Nursing
Certified Nurse Midwife, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing
Certifications or Special training
American Midwifery Certification Board
National Certification Corporation, Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner
UK Midwife Clinic
141 N. Eagle Creek Drive
Lexington KY 40509
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
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Melissa H. Courtney will be at this location on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. - noon.