Courtney Bovee




ALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngCourtney Bovee

BABA ‘07  |  Mount Dora, FL

Mid Florida Eye Center


Courtney earned her medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed ophthalmology residency training at UCLA Harbor in Los Angeles and Eastern Virginia Medical School. She served as chief resident of EVMS Department of Ophthalmology and completed glaucoma fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, a division of the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology. During her fellowship, Courtney was named the 2015-2016 Ruthanne and Richard Simmons Glaucoma Fellow by the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology

Courtney is active with numerous professional and medical societies, most notably: the Young Ophthalmologist Advocacy Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Board of Governors of the Florida Medical Society. Currently, she serves on the board of the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, and is acting vice president and delegate to the Florida Medical Association. During residency, Courtney was awarded the Kenneth Tuck Award for her commitment to advocacy.

For her contributions to the field, she received the Leadership Award for Excellence in Medicine from the American Medical Association Foundation and was awarded the Orlando Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 title and the American Business Journal’s “Influencers: Rising Star” award, an honor given to young executives influencing business across the country.

Licensed to practice medicine in Florida, California, Connecticut and Massachusetts, she has participated in basic science and clinical research investigating glaucoma, advanced cataract surgery techniques and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. She currently conducts clinical research at the Mid Florida Eye Center, which enjoys the reputation for providing cutting-edge treatments for sub-specialty eye care.