Dr. Lawson Ashley Bragg Copley MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Lawson Copley is an orthopedic surgeon in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Copley accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and one of 13 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991–1996

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 1996–1997

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Wheaton College
Other Training, Philosophy, 1986

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Other Training, 2005–2007

Air Command and Staff College
Other Training, 1998–1999

Air War College Air University
Other Training, 2012

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Kellogg EMP 66 Commencement Speaker
2007

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
2001

Stanley M. K. Chung Award for Excellence in Pediatric Orthopaedic Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
1996

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical National Honor Society
1991

Phi Sigma Tau, Philosophy National Honor Society
1985

Publications & Presentations

Variations in the Bacterial Genome of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Causing Pediatric Osteomyelitis within a Community.
2013 8 1

Evaluation of the Pathogenetic Mechanisms Involved with Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis Caused by MRSA; Clinical Severity of Illness Determination, Human Gene Expression, and Bacterial Genetic Variation.
2013 6 1

Gene expression profile and correlation with severity of illness among children with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis caused by Methicillin-resistent Staphylococcus aureus.
2013 5 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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