Daniel Copeland, MD

Daniel Copeland, MD

Dr. Copeland was born in Irving, Texas, but soon moved with his family west at the age of nine. He attended Coronado High School in Lubbock where he was competitive in tennis.

He went on to a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree at Texas Tech University, and he attended medical school from 2001-2005 at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He completed general surgery training over the next six years at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. This included a year of research, which led to multiple scholarly publications and research presentations at the national level.

Dr. Copeland was also given the Robert M. Bransford Award for Outstanding Chief Resident in Surgery in 2011. He spent the next two years completing his Vascular and Endovascular training in Little Rock as well, joining Midland Surgical Associates in July 2013 after his training was complete.

He is currently board certified in General Surgery and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He currently has admitting privileges to Midland Memorial Hospital, as well as Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.

Dr. Copeland also holds a position as Clinical Assistant Professor with Texas Tech, helping teach medical students and general surgical residents. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as active in the Permian Basin Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, the Society for Vascular Surgery, and the Texas Surgical Society.

His areas of interest in surgery include all aspects of Vascular and Endovascular surgery including Aortic Aneurysms, Peripheral Arterial Disease, and Varicose Veins and Venous Insufficiency. He also has interests in advanced laparoscopic surgery including foregut surgery (Nissen fundoplication) and colon surgery. He is proficient in robotic surgery, incorporating robotic foregut and colon surgery, cholecystectomy, as well as robotic inguinal and ventral hernia repair into his practice.
He is a father to two wonderful children: Anna has completed her high school at Midland Christian School (MCS) and has gone on to pursue her dreams at Texas Tech University. Cali plans to finish her Junior and Senior year as well at MCS and go on to college afterward.

Dr. Copeland is committed to providing quality surgical care to the patients of West Texas, and in particular the Permian Basin through his practice at Midland Surgical Associates. He is an active staff member of Midland Memorial Hospital, serving on several committees to improve the quality of care at the hospital setting as well. He is delighted to serve his patients and provide the best care possible.