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Brian J. Copeland, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, Neurology Residency Program

 

LSU Healthcare Network Clinic 
2025 Gravier St, 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 412-1517
Fax: (504) 412-1518

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Degrees

B.S. Biology - 2001, University of South Carolina, South Carolina Honors College

M.D. - 2005, University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Psychiatry/Neurology Residency - 2011, Tulane University School of Medicine

Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Disorders Fellowship - 2013, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Bio

Dr. Copeland completed a combined residency in Psychiatry and Neurology at Tulane University School of Medicine in 2011.  He then completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.  He has returned to New Orleans to join the faculty at LSUHSC School of Medicine.  Dr. Copeland is board-certified in both Neurology and Psychiatry.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Copeland's clinical interests include movement disorders, especially Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and cerebellar ataxia In addition, he also has interests in memory disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, and frontotemporal dementia.

Dr. Copeland is skilled in the evaluation and management of deep brain stimulation for movement disorders, as well as the use of botulinum toxin injections for the treatment of movement disorders.

Selected Publications

Copeland BJ and Schiess MC.  Can mild cognitive impairment predict the development of dementia in Parkinson’s disease?  JAMA Neurology 2013;70(5):553.  PMID: 23529474

Copeland BJ, Fenoy A, Ellmore TM, Liang Q, Ephron V, and Schiess M. Deep brain stimulation of the globus pallidus internus for generalized dystonia with spinocerebellar ataxia type 1: a case report.  Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface 2014 Jun;17(4):389-92.  PMID: 23815390

Copeland BJ.  Commentary of: “Stochi F.  Benefits of treatment with rasagiline for fatigue symptoms in patient with early Parkinson’s disease. Eur J Neurol 2014 Feb;21(2):357-60.”  In Parkinson’s Disease Monitor & Commentary Fall 2013;6(3):8.

Lindsey E and Copeland BJ.  Idiopathic basal ganglia calcifications: A case report and brief review of the literature, (2015), J of the Louisiana State Medical Society, accepted, currently in press.

Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics

LSU Healthcare Network Multispecialty Clinics

University Medical Center New Orleans

Baptist Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner