Visiting Professors

Name:William C. Chapman

Professor, Surgery
Eugene M. Bricker Chair of Surgery
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Chief, Abdominal Transplantation Section of Washington University School of Medicine

Educational Background

B.A.            Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1980
Medical Degree  Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1984
Residency       General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987
Fellowship      Hepatobiliary Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennesee, 1989
Chief Residency General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, 1991
Fellowship      Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Kings College Hospital, London, England, 1992


Specialty Areas
Transplantation Surgery
Liver Surgery
Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Liver Transplantation
Liver Diseases

Areas of Clinical Interest
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

Areas of Research Interest
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

Honors & Awards

Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.) Listed in America's Top Doctors, 2003-2012 (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.) J. Bradley Aust Award, Western Surgical Association, 1999


Editorial Responsibilities
Annals of Surgery – Editorial Board, 2007-Present
Journal of American College of Surgeons - Editorial Board, 2005-Present
Journal of Surgical Research – Editorial Board, 2003-Present
Transplantation – Editorial Board, 2004-Present