Christopher J. Copeland, DO


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Professional Bio

  • Fellow Sports Medicine and Foot & Ankle
  • Joined Western Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in 2006.
  • Specializes in lower-extremity arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacement, and knee, ankle, and foot reconstruction surgery.
  • Active in medical education, community outreach programs, and treating regional athletes.
  • Team Physician for the Department of Athletics, Colorado Mesa University.
  • Team Physician for the Grand Junction Rockies.
  • Clinical Adjunct faculty Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Medical Advisor Committee Canyon View Surgery Center.
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics member.
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society member.

Education History

  • Undergraduate at Colorado State University.
  • Medical Degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. Awarded Summa Cum Laude.
  • Residency in Orthopedics, South Pointe Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine and orthopedic foot and ankle surgery in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Besides Work

Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and two children camping, fishing, hunting, mountaineering and exploring the outdoors.

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My Associations

  • Western Orthopaedic Association

    Western Orthopaedic Association
  • American Osteopathic Association

    American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

    American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Colorado Medical Society

    Colorado Medical Society
  • Team Physician Grand Junction Rockies

    Team Physician Grand Junction Rockies
  • Team Physician CMU Mavericks Athletics

    Team Physician CMU Mavericks Athletics