William C. Chapman

William C. Chapman, MD, FACS

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Specializes In
  • Liver, Pancreas & Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Surgical treatment of complex hepatobiliary conditions, image-guided liver surgery, gallstone pathogenesis and prevention, hepatic transplant immunosuppression, hepatic surgery, bile duct surgery, liver surgery, bile duct surgery, surgery for portal hypertension, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of liver tumors, cryoablation, hepatic artery infusion (HAI) pumps, liver transplant in adults, liver transplant in children, living donor, living adult related donor, adult to adult liver doner, live doner transplant

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • VA Medical Center - St. Louis



Board Certifications

  • Critical Care
  • General Surgery

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Surgery
Eugene M. Bricker Chair of Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Chief, Abdominal Transplantation Section

Research Interests

Liver-lung interactions following liver injury, Image-guided liver surgery, Transcriptional regulation of hepatocellular carcinoma, Surgical Treatment of complex hepatobiliary problems, Hepatic transplant immunosuppression, Gallstone pathogenesis and prevention

Publications & Research

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1992 Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Kings College Hospital, London, England

Chief Residency

1991 General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee


1989 Hepatobiliary Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennesee


1987 General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee

Medical Degree

1984 Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina


1980 Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina