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Michael Copeland, MD, PhD

Neurological Surgery

Neurosurgery Associates of Jackson County

19550 E 39th St, #105
Independence, MO 64057

About Michael Copeland

Dr. Michael Copeland is a board-certified neurosurgeon practicing with Neurosurgery Associates of Jackson County, and affiliated with Centerpoint Medical Center. Dr. Copeland offers more than 20 years of neurosurgery experience. An active researcher, Dr. Copeland developed and was the first to perform intrauterine repair of myelomeningocele, a severe form of spina bifida. In addition to his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, he holds a PhD in neuroanatomy from there as well. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.


Medical School
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

General Surgery- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Neurosurgery-Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

Am Bd Neurosurgery - Status: Certified


Centerpoint Medical Center



Procedures & Conditions

Back Surgery, Brain Surgery, Brain Tumor Surgery, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Cervical Disc Surgery, Craniotomy, Discectomy, Laminectomy Laminoplasty Laminotomy, Microdiscectomy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Tumor Surgery, Stereotactic Radiosurger, Chronic Back Pain, Degenerative Disc Disease, Bulging Disc, Slipped Disc, Brain Tumor, Spinal Tumor, Lumbar Tumor, Lumbar Fracture, Cervical Fracture, SI Joint pain


Neurological Surgery

Office Locations

Neurosurgery Associates of Jackson County
19550 E 39th St
Independence, MO 64057
Phone: (816) 350-4215