Marilyn E. Copeland, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist located in Webster, TX & Serving Patients in Clear Lake and the Greater Houston Area


Meet Dr. Copeland

Marilyn E. Copeland, MD is a fellowship-trained sports orthopedic surgeon who specializes in helping athletes of all ages, including “weekend warriors,” recuperate from injuries and build their optimal physical strength. As a physician at Fondren Orthopedic Group in Webster, Texas, Dr. Copeland is passionate about providing her patients with state-of-the-art arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery as well as groundbreaking, minimally invasive therapies.

Dr. Copeland began her training at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

While completing a five-year orthopedic residency at the University of Missouri, Dr. Copeland served the nationally ranked Mizzou Tigers football program as well as other school athletic departments. She completed an additional fellowship in sports medicine at Wake Forest University (WFU) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

During her fellowship year, Dr. Copeland worked at the WFU Hospital, served as team doctor for the university’s football program, and traveled as team doctor for their Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball team.

Dr. Copeland is a member of numerous medical associations, including the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She’s affiliated with the Houston Physician’s Hospital and other local hospitals. Through Faith in Practice, a Houston-based non-profit organization, Dr. Copeland volunteers her orthopedic services to men, women, and children living in extreme poverty in Guatemala.

Dr. Copeland enjoys running, competing in triathlons, and reading. She also loves spending time with her husband, children, and their rescue dog, Charli.


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Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Just had physical therapy treatment and received great recommendations for pain relief. They are a great team and have helped my friends and neighbors."

    Jeff C.
  • Google

    "Dr. Copeland is awesome. She easily won my trust especially after performing my first surgery ever. Dr. Copeland is a valuable asset to an already reputable operation."

    Joseph B.
  • Google

    "Dr. Copeland was very informative. I was very pleased with my follow up care with Dr. Copeland after my surgery. I will be recommending Dr. Marilyn Copeland."

    Dennis W.
  • Google

    "Dr. Copeland and the staff at Fondren are friendly, efficient, and highly capable. Dr. Copeland answered my questions and was easy to communicate with."

    Kevin F.
  • Google

    "Dr. Marilyn Copeland is an amazing doctor. Not only does she listen to my concerns, but also listens to my boys. Thank you Dr. Copeland for everything you do!"

    Stefanie O.
  • Google

    "This office has an outstanding staff and even better doctors. Everyone is so kind and so helpful and might I add funny!"

    Brooke F.
  • Healthgrades

    "My son went to see Dr. Copeland with a broken finger. She was super helpful and spent time explaining what we needed to do and answering his many questions."

  • Healthgrades

    "I was blessed with Dr. Copeland as my surgeon and could not be more pleased with my treatment and the results of the surgery."

Fondren Orthopedic Group
520 Blossom Street
Webster, TX 77598
Phone: 281-332-9537
Fax: 832-932-4143
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