About Helen C. Copsey, PA-C

Helen Copsey is a nationally credentialed physician assistant (PA-C). Born and raised in Montgomery County Maryland, Helen obtained a master’s of science in health sciences from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008. She returned to the DMV area later that year, joining what is now GastroHealth- Virginia. In 2010 she accepted a position at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C., later moving to Water Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda MD. While at WRNMMC Helen co-founded the first dedicated Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) clinic in the military healthcare system. In 2017 Helen left WRNMMC to become a stay at home mother to her two young children, which she did for six years until enthusiastically returning to clinical practice. She continues to have a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease as well as irritable bowel syndrome, nutrition and women’s digestive health. 

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Celiac Disease
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • H. Pylori
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Swallowing Disorders

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Columbia Office


10710 Charter Dr.
Suite 110
Columbia, MD 21044

Phone: 410-992-9797
Fax: 410-730-0942



Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Physician Assistant

Professional Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology