Kimberly Chapman, MD, PhD Genetic Specialist



Kimberly Chapman, MD, PhD, is board-certified in pediatrics, internal medicine, general clinical genetics, and clinical biochemical genetics. She has a special interest in the transition period for patients with inborn errors of metabolism as they become adults.

Dr. Chapman was a Westinghouse Science Scholar, a National Science Scholar from the U.S. Department of Education, and was awarded the prestigious Brigid G. Leventhal Young Investigator Scholar Award.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Clinical Genetics, 2010
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Residency Program, Internal Med/Pediatrics, 2006
    Univ of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center
  • Internship Program, Internal Med/Pediatrics, 2003
    Univ of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center
  • MD, 2002
    University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • PhD, 2000
    University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • BSBA, 1995
    St. Louis University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Kimberly Chapman

Patient story

Ashley's Story

"We love going to Children's National. The first visit was very hard since we found out about the diagnosis, but after that we have only had good visits. My daughter loves going there."

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Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 

Myles's Story

"We will always be grateful for Children's National and for all the miracle workers they provide."

Caroline's Story

Patient story

"You are probably still trying to remember how to say your child's disorder. Don't worry. It took me three days!"

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