Dr. Jack Copeland MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Jack Copeland is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Copeland accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego and one of 5 at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac, Cardiovascular Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1973 - 1976

Stanford University
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1976 - 1977

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1970

University of California at San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1971

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 36 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 35 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Invited commentary.
Copeland, J.

Perspective on a risk score for cardiac transplantation.
Copeland, J. G.

HeartWare Ventricular Assist System for bridge to transplant: The new kid on the block.
Copeland, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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