Christopher Chapman, MD

Interventional Endoscopy, Gastroenterology | More

Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy

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Christopher Chapman, MD, is a skilled gastroenterologist with an expertise in interventional endoscopy. Dr. Chapman is a member of the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT), where he treats patients suffering from gastrointestinal disorders through minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. Dr. Chapman has a special interest in endoscopic bariatric therapies, such as intragastric balloon placement, endoscopic suturing (endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and bariatric surgery revision) and aspiration therapy. These procedures offer a minimally invasive, reversible weight loss option for patients who are not candidates for, or decide against, surgery.

Dr. Chapman also performs a wide range of procedures, including endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA)/cryotherapy, to diagnosis and treat a variety of gastrointestinal diseases.

Through his ongoing research, Dr. Chapman has been investigating and evaluating the best interventional endoscopic techniques and tools used to treat gastrointestinal disorders and obesity. His extensive research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals, including Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Clinical Endoscopy and Nature Scientific Reports.

Medical Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Association for Bariatric Endoscopy
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2011

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English

Weight Loss Q&A

Dr. Christopher Chapman and Dr. Edwin McDonald answer questions about the innovative approaches to weight management offered at UChicago Medicine.

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