St. Louis, Missouri 2021-06-20 08:44:00 –
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com)-Sunday is a special Father’s Day for two St. Louis surgeons who have much more in common than surgical skills.
“Obviously, the work here is pretty confusing,” said Dr. William Chapman. “In my family, people call me William and my dad calls Will.”
William Chapman is a surgical trainee at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, and his father, Dr. Will Chapman, is the Director of Transplant Surgery. The pandemic provided them with a rare opportunity to spend more time together, sometimes including becoming a teammate in the operating room.
“It’s great to have him, which I don’t take for granted,” said Dr. Will Chapman. “There are conflicts, so I’m very careful to avoid decisions and oversights.”
His son added that the opportunity to work with his father was “a rare piece that none of my colleagues had the opportunity to do.”
That’s not the only shared connection. The trainee’s grandfather was also in the medical field as an anesthesiologist.
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