Courtney Balentine, M.D., M.P.H., is a productive clinician and researcher whose work has been sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Much of that work has focused on evaluating and improving the treatment received by veterans, including the use of virtual care for patients undergoing surgery, and on finding ways to enhance surgery outcomes for African American patients. He is also the recipient of the Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators from the American Geriatrics Society.

Dr. Balentine has a medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas at Houston. He completed fellowships in endocrine surgery and health care utilization. Dr. Balentine came to UT Southwestern in 2017, where he now serves as an assistant professor and has primary duties at the Veterans Affairs health care system in North Texas.


Emory University (2000), Biology
Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2006), Medicine
Graduate School
Univ of Tx Health Science Ctr (2011)