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Lawson A. Copley, M.D.



  • Best Doctors: Pediatric Orthopedics-Orthopedic Surgery (2015)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists: Orthopedics (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)



Academic Appointments:

  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Pediatrics, Professor

    Education & Training:

  • Wheaton College Magna Cum Laude, Phi Sigma Tau
  • The University of Kansas Medical Center Magna Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Master of Business Administration


  • University of Pennsylvania General Surgery


  • University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis

    Honors & Awards:

  • Stanley M. K. Chung Award Excellence in Pediatric Orthopaedic Research
  • Meritorious Service Medal • Joint Service Achievement Award

    Board Certification:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000

    Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, fellow
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association, delegate to Texas
  • The Texas Society of Sports Medicine
  • Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics, Fourth and Fifth Editions, contributing author
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • Children's Health Dallas