The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics is redefining the way musculoskeletal care is delivered across the region with locations throughout Maryland, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Laura Copaken, M.D. is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in pediatric orthopaedics. Dr. Copaken blends her specialized medical skills with a caring, playful and energetic style that puts her young patients at ease. She treats a wide variety of pediatric orthopaedic conditions, from pediatric fractures and sports injuries to newborns with hip dysplasia, children with in-toeing/out-toeing, club foot, and scoliosis. As a former gymnast who suffered many of her own injuries as a child, Dr. Copaken has a great affinity with her patients and their parents, understanding exactly how they feel when an injury occurs.
Pediatric Sport and Overuse Injuries
Deformities of Hips, Legs and Feet in Children
University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine; Chicago, IL
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Pittsburgh, PA
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery: Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO
Board Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Frederick Memorial Hospital
Physicians Surgery Center