William C. Chapman, MD, FACS

William C. Chapman, MD, FACS


Specialty Areas

  • Abdominal transplantation
  • Hepatobiliary surgery

Common Procedures

  • Liver transplant
  • Removal of benign or malignant tumors
  • Management of liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • Adult kidney transplant
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) management)

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Liver disease
  • Pancreas disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Bile duct cancer

Board Certifications


Surgical Critical Care


BA: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1980

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1984


General Surgery Residency, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN, 1991


Pathogenesis of Liver and Biliary Tract Disease Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1989

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

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American College of Surgeons
Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
American Surgical Association
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Society of Transplantation
Association for Surgical Education
Association of Academic Surgery
Eastern Surgical Society
H. William Scott, Jr., Society
International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Society
Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society
Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract
Society of University Surgeons
Southern Surgical Association
Transplantation Society
Western Surgical Association

Awards and Honors

  • Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital President’s Award, 2020
  • ASTS Francis Moore Excellence in Mentorship in the Field of Transplantation Award, 2017
  • America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, 2008-2019
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2019
  • John L. Sawyers Award for Resident Education, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2001
  • J. Bradley Aust Award, Western Surgical Association, 1999
  • Harwell Wilson Chief Resident Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical University of South Carolina, 1984
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina, 1980
  • Order of the Grail, University of North Carolina, 1980
  • Jody Akers Scholarship and Leadership Award, 1979
  • James L. Gavin Memorial Scholarship Award, 1978



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite B, 12th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
Fax: 314-362-4197

News and Stories

To request an appointment with Dr. Chapman, call 314-362-2538.