Dr Courtney Speight, General Practitioner
“I’ve always had an interest in science and medicine. I had studied and worked in other fields before entering medical school. What led me to medicine was my enjoyment of working directly with patients, using medical knowledge and skills to make a difference in all aspects of people’s lives on a day-to-day basis.”
Education and Professional Development
Dr Courtney Speight has attained the following qualifications:
- FRACGP, Doctor of Medicine (2013)
- Doctor of Medicine (Flinders University, Australia, 2013)
- Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science)
- Bachelor of Arts (Japanese language major)
Additionally, she takes many continuing professional development courses as a way to update her knowledge and skills and learn about new services available to help patients. Dr Courtney Speight regularly attends CPD seminars and courses across all fields given by local specialists and allied health teams. She also participates in conferences where possible including the annual Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) conference.
Finding Fulfillment in Caring for Patients
For Dr Courtney Speight, the most gratifying part of her job is experiencing the great variety that general practice brings. “I like working with patients of all ages and all kinds of health concerns. I also enjoy connecting with patients and their families to provide continuity of care in sickness and in health.”
Enjoying Life in Clayfield
When she’s not at Clayfield Medical Centre, Dr Courtney Speight enjoys going to the beach, attending the theatre and art galleries, and spending time with family and friends. She also takes Japanese language classes and enjoys Japanese cooking.
If you’d like to take charge of your health, contact us today to book an appointment with Dr Courtney Speight!