Board Certification

  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Care of the Newborn
  • Obesity Prevention and Weight Management


Internship and Residency

Texas Children’s Hospital – Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Medical School

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Doctor of Medicine
Houston, TX


Southwestern University
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies
Minor in Biology
Georgetown, TX

Hospitals Affiliated With

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Professional Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
2014 – present

American Medical Association
2014 – present

Texas Pediatric Society
2008 – present

Doctors for Change
2014 – present

Personal Interests

Dr. Copeland lives in Lakewood with her husband, Zach, her 5-month-old daughter, Claire and their Dachshund, Kevin. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, running around White Rock Lake, exploring the delicious restaurants of Dallas and spending time with her family.


Dr. Emily Copeland joined Forest Lane Pediatrics in 2018 and primarily sees patients at the Dallas office. She is proud to have graduated from Southwestern University with a BA in Religious Studies. Dr. Copeland earned her Medical Degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and then completed her Pediatric Residency at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Following residency, Dr. Copeland was selected to serve an additional year at Texas Children’s Hospital as Pediatric Chief Resident.

She is board-certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Houston-based non-profit, Doctors for Change. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to join Forest Lane Pediatrics to participate in caring for the children of Dallas. Dr. Copeland understands that your time is valuable and your child’s health is precious. She believes the role of your Pediatrician is to be a listening ear, a knowledgeable resource and an advocate for your child’s health.