Department of Medicine
Christopher Chapman specializes in interventional gastroenterology procedures, including novel endoscopic procedures for weight loss and bariatric surgery complications. Current procedures include intragastric balloon placement, endoscopic suturing for sleeve gastroplasty creation and revision of surgical bypass, and aspiration therapy, as well as procedures for bariatric surgery complications that including strictures, leaks, and fistulas. In addition, he performs a wide range of invasive esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, and bile duct procedures for the diagnosis, treatment, and palliation of gastrointestinal diseases, including endoscopic ultrasound, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic mucosal resection, and radiofrequency ablation cryotherapy. His research interests include early gastrointestinal tumor diagnosis, as well as the development of interventional devices and techniques for the treatment and palliation of obesity and advanced gastrointestinal cancers.
His research has been published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Scientific Reports, and Clinical Endoscopy.
Chapman received his MD from Johns Hopkins University and completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of Chicago Department of Medicine. He also served as chief resident and recently completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship.