Brian J. Copeland, MD
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
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.
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.
Current Research Projects:
INSYTE: Management of Parkinson's Disease Psychosis in Actual Practice.
Principal Site Investigator.
This study requires you to transfer your Parkinson's care to the LSU Multispecialty Clinic.
Fore more information, please contact Dr. Copeland, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the clinic to schedule an appointment, (504) 412-1517.
Saccadic eye movements and cognition in neurological disorders.
For more information, please contact Deidre Devier, PhD - email@example.com, (504) 568-2146.
Cruz RA, Smith C, Ramos AB, Copeland BJ, and Seal PS. Intracranial Hypertension Secondary to Eosinophilic Meningitis by Angiostrongylus Cantonensis: Case Report with Review of the Literature. J La State Med Soc 2018 (accepted).
Lindsey E and Copeland BJ. Idiopathic basal ganglia calcifications: A case report and brief review of the literature, (2015), J La State Med Soc 2016 Jan-Feb;168(1):29-31. PMID: 26986866
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 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. Commentary of: “Stochi F. Benefits of treatment with rasagiline for fatigue symptoms in patients 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.
|Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics||
LSU Healthcare Network Multispecialty Clinics
University Medical Center New Orleans
Baptist Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner