Lawson A.B. Copley, M.D., Staff Orthopedist at Scottish Rite for Children

Lawson A.B. Copley, M.D.

Staff Orthopedist

Lawson A.B. Copley, M.D., is a staff orthopedist at Scottish Rite and provides orthopedic trauma and clinical coverage at Children’s Health Dallas.


  • Orthopedic Trauma

  • Scottish Rite for Children
  • Children’s Health Dallas


  • 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


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

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

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000

  • 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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