Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1984
Post Doctoral Education
Fellowship: Pathogenesis of Liver and Biliary Tract Disease, Vanderbilt University, 1989
Residency: General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN, 1991
Fellowship: Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Kings College Hospital, London, England, 1992
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Added Qualifications in Surgical Critical Care
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Honors and Awards
President, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA), 2012-13
Chair, Business Practice Committee, American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)
Listed in Best Doctors in America, (Best Doctors, Inc.), 2012
Listed in America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2010
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
DuBray BJ Jr, Levy RV, Balachandran P, Conzen KD, Upadhya GA, Anderson CD, Chapman WC. Novel three-dimensional imaging technique improves the accuracy of hepatic volumetric assessment. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep;13(9):670-4.
DuBray BJ Jr, Chapman WC, Anderson CD. Hepatocellular carcinoma: a review of the surgical approaches to management. Mo Med. 2011 May-Jun;108(3):195-8.
Lennerz JK, Chapman WC, Brunt EM. Keratin 19 epithelial patterns in cirrhotic stroma parallel hepatocarcinogenesis. Am J Pathol. 2011 Aug;179(2):1015-29.
Earl TM, Chapman WC. Conventional Surgical Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Clin Liver Dis. 2011 May;15(2):353-70, vii-x. Review.
Lin Y, Chapman WC. Towards more effective liver allocation criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma: tumor response to locoregional therapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Sep;18(9):2416-8.
Earl TM, Chapman WC. Tumor size remains key for prediction of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1217-8.
Anderson CD, Upadhya G, Conzen KD, Jia J, Brunt EM, Tiriveedhi V, Xie Y, Ramachandran S, Mohanakumar T, Davidson NO, Chapman WC. Endoplasmic reticulum stress is a mediator of posttransplant injury in severely steatotic liver allografts. Liver Transpl. 2011 Feb;17(2):189-200.
Doyle MB, Vachharajani N, Wellen JR, Anderson CD, Lowell JA, Shenoy S, Brunt EM, Chapman WC. Short- and long-term outcomes after steatotic liver transplantation. Arch Surg. 2010 Jul;145(7):653-60.
Bowman LJ, Anderson CD, Chapman WC. Topical recombinant human thrombin in surgical hemostasis. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2010 Jul;36(5):477-84.
Jarnagin W, Chapman WC, Curley S, D'Angelica M, Rosen C, Dixon E, Nagorney D. Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: expert consensus statement. HPB (Oxford). 2010 Jun;12(5):302-10.
Doyle MB, Chapman WC. Radiofrequency ablation for resectable colorectal hepatic metastases: is it time for a randomized controlled trial? Ann Surg. 2010 May;251(5):804-6
Ballard JL, Weaver FA, Singla NK, Chapman WC, Alexander WA. Safety and immunogenicity observations pooled from eight clinical trials of recombinant human thrombin. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Feb;210(2):199-204
Anderson CD, Turmelle YP, Darcy M, Shepherd RW, Weymann A, Nadler M, Guelker S, Chapman WC, Lowell JA. Biliary strictures in pediatric liver transplant recipients - early diagnosis and treatment results in excellent graft outcomes. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 May;14(3):358-63
Wellen JR, Anderson CD, Doyle M, Shenoy S, Nadler M, Turmelle Y, Shepherd R, Chapman WC, Lowell JA. The role of liver transplantation for hepatic adenomatosis in the pediatric population: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 May;14(3):E16-9
Bender LC, Klingensmith ME, Freeman BD, Chapman WC, Dunagan WC, Gottlieb JE, Hall BL. Anonymous group peer review in surgery morbidity and mortality conference. Am J Surg. 2009 Aug;198(2):270-6
Pub Med page for William C. Chapman, M.D.