Courtney Schusse, MD, is a neurologist and the Neurology Residency Program Director at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. She is board certified in neurology with a subspecialty certifications in epilepsy & clinical neurophysiology and headache medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Schusse’s areas of interest include epilepsy and headaches. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, and American Headache Society.
Dr. Schusse completed her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. She completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy fellowship training at Barrow Neurological Institute.
Her research interests include looking at clinical and cognitive outcomes in epilepsy surgery, as well as new treatments for epilepsy and headaches.
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- Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Epilepsy/Neurophysiology, 2012-2014
- Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute, Adult Neurology, 2009-2012
- Internship, Hurley Medical Center, 2008-2009
- MD, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 2008
- BS, University of California-Los Angeles, Physiological Sciences, 2000
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- American Academy of Neurology
- American Epilepsy Society
- American Headache Society
- American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
- Third Place Poster Award, Annual Academic Excellence Day, 2013
- Second Place Poster Award, Annual Academic Excellence Day, 2012
- Specialty Pediatrics Award, 2010
- Medical Student Investigator Award, 2007-2008
- Schusse CM, Smith K, Drees C. Outcomes after hemispherectomy in adult patients with intractable epilepsy: institutional experience and systematic review of the literature. J Neurosurg. 2017:1-9.
- Dardis C, Lawlor D, Schusse CM. Transient coma due to epidural anesthesia: the role of loss of sensory input. Am J Case Rep. 2015;16:893-898.
- Schusse CM, Peterson AL, Caplan JP. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Psychosomatics. 2013;54(3):205-211.
- Newman CB, Schusse C, Hu YC, McDougall CG, Albuquerque FC. Acute transient cortical blindness due to seizure following cerebral angiography. World Neurosurg. 2011;75(1):83-86.
- Chung SS, Kelly K, Schusse C. New and emerging treatments for epilepsy: review of clinical studies of lacosamide, eslicarbazepine acetate, ezogabine, rufinamide, perampanel, and electrical stimulation therapy. J Epilepsy Res. 2011;1(2):35-46.