Meet our Team
As your partner in wellness, we provide an environment of shared responsibility to find and maintain your true health vitality.
Dr. Arthur Copes
Naturopathic Medicine Doctor
Owner, Bio Wellness Center
With more than four decades of medical experience, Dr. Art Copes works tirelessly to determine and treat the root cause of his patients’ health issues. Dr. Art has always focused on how nutrition, vitamins, and minerals can be used to fight cellular inflammation and disease-causing gene mutation. Dr. Art employs these techniques to diagnose, treat and heal. Dr. Art earned his doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Yamuni Institute of Healing Arts in New Delhi, India. He also holds an Associate of Science in Medical Orthotics and Prosthetics from Tulane University / Delgado College in New Orleans, Louisiana and a Bachelor of Science and PhD in Orthotics from Columbia Pacific University in Mill Valley, California. He completed his Medical Internship and Residency at Mary Free Bed Hospital and Blodgett Hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was the youngest intern and resident to complete the hospital’s program. Beginning his career in orthotics, Dr. Art was the youngest member of his era to join the American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics (AAOP). He holds several patents for biomechanical joints and has published multiple journal articles on topics such as the use of rubber in the correction of scoliosis. He formerly owned Scoliosis Treatment And Recovery Systems (STARS) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which included six satellite scoliosis clinics. Here he pioneered the non-surgical treatment of scoliosis using pneumatic devices. He also created advanced screening systems used by public and private school nurses. Today Dr. Art owns and operates Bio Wellness Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His world travels have been fueled by his desires to seek out the best naturopathic medicines and remedies that the world has to offer. At Bio Wellness Center, Dr. Art uses a range of naturopathic modalities to develop custom treatment plans that focus on factors such as nutrition, hormone levels, and detoxifying the nervous system. To book a consultation with Dr. Art, call 225.478.9665 or use our online appointment system Book Here