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Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP, Appointed Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center–Jefferson Health, Philadelphia


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Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP

Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP

Andrew Chapman, DO, FACP, has been named Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center–Jefferson Health, with locations in Philadelphia and nearby areas in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has also been named the Center’s Executive Vice President for Oncology Services. He has served as the Center’s Interim Director for the past year and has been instrumental in advancing the work of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)–designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.

Dr. Chapman will supervise the expansion of cancer research, and he will be responsible for ensuring that Jefferson’s cancer care is consistently delivered to all patients throughout a large, complex network.

Dr. Chapman’s Background

After a career in private practice, Dr. Chapman joined Jefferson to serve as Division Director of Regional Cancer Care in the Department of Medical Oncology. At Jefferson, he formed and serves as Founding Director of the Senior Adult Oncology program, and he developed the National Committee for Quality Assurance–recognized Patient-Centered Specialty Practice within the Department of Medical Oncology. He has spearheaded the integration of the cancer service line for Jefferson Health and currently leads the geriatric oncology program in the Department of Medical Oncology, where he serves as its Vice Chair of Operations.

Throughout his career, Dr. Chapman has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the 2020 ASCO B.J. Kennedy Award for Scientific Excellence in Geriatric Oncology, Fellowship in the American College of Physicians, and the 2018 Sidney Kimmel Medical College Outstanding Clinician Award–Subspecialty Medicine. ASCO has also recognized him for his achievements in various areas of cancer research.

Dr. Chapman received his DO degree from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. He completed his residency at Presbyterian–University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and his fellowship in medical oncology/hematology at Fox Chase Cancer Center. 


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