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Jocelyn Chapman


Gynecologic cancer surgeon
Co-director, Multidisciplinary Approach to the Placenta Service
Former classical pianist and avid runner

Dr. Jocelyn Chapman specializes in the surgical and medical treatment of gynecologic malignancies. She cares for patients with both cancerous and complex noncancerous diseases of the female reproductive system. In addition to expertise in the aggressive surgical management of advanced ovarian and uterine cancers, she has special training in minimally invasive procedures (laparoscopic and robotic surgery), benefiting appropriately selected patients.

Chapman's clinical research focuses on enhancing surgical and preoperative processes to ensure that all gynecologic cancer patients at UCSF receive safe, superior care. With her expertise in computational genomics, she also collaborates with UCSF cancer researchers to better understand the genetic vulnerabilities in gynecologic cancer and to use them for targeted therapies. Her research has been published in Gynecologic Oncology, Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Nature Biotechnology.

Chapman earned her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at UCSF and received specialty training through the joint Stanford-UCSF gynecologic oncology fellowship.

  • Education

    Boston University School of Medicine, 2008

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, 2012

  • Board Certifications

    Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

I believe that exceptional cancer care starts and ends with an excellent team.

Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    202 Ratings
    About our process
    Nov 30, 2023
    The dr is very good save what it does
    Nov 30, 2023
    Absolutely love and so appreciate the professionalism and the compassion that the UCSF staff exhibit.
    Nov 15, 2023
    Dr Chapman far exceeded my expectations and experience with previous surgeons.
    Oct 21, 2023
    Dr Chapman is a combination of skill expertise and personal openness and warmth. I both like and trust her.
    Sep 28, 2023
    She is awesome! Such a caring warm and informative approach. Lays out the expectations for followup which is helpful as my Mother travels for care.
    Sep 26, 2023
    Dr Chapman is awesome! She explains things well and takes time to address any questions and concerns. I felt very well cared for and I would absolutely recommend her.
    Sep 12, 2023
    Dr. Chapman makes me feel at ease. She has an excellent bedside manner and is a wonderful person very personable.
    Sep 11, 2023
    Among the best that I've had experience with.
    Sep 09, 2023
    DrChapman is a gem.
    Aug 30, 2023
    Dr. Chapman was gave me personalized attention and made me feel that my health and surgery were important.
    Aug 05, 2023
    Dr Chapman is a gift to me. Her care and caring is a blessing!
    Aug 04, 2023
    Absolutely perfect care with compassion
    Jul 25, 2023
    Dr Chapman is one of the most thoughtful and thorough providers I've dealt with. Her expertise is only matched by her compassion and commitment to my health. I can count on her to answer any questions I have with clarity and knowledge of my learning style. Simply the best.
    Jul 13, 2023
    I felt well taken care of. A good experience for a bad diagnosis.
    Jul 13, 2023
    She went above normal caring.
    Jun 29, 2023
    I would rate Dr. Chapman beyond "Very Good." She is Exceptional.
    Jun 20, 2023
    Medical resident was great!
    Jun 19, 2023
    If I explain myself very well until drawing so that I understood I would recommend it pir which is what one expects to be treated with kindness and explain to understand
    Jun 17, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is always kind and patient while maintaining a professional demeanor.
    Jun 15, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is knowledgeable and caring. Very personable.
    Jun 13, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is the finest doctor I have ever encountered. She has an exemplar reputation My dermatologist told me she is renowned in her field. Her "bedside"manner is extraordinary. I actually enjoy my visits with her. She is professional yet warm and down to earth.
    Jun 06, 2023
    Excellent care and compassion
    Jun 05, 2023
    Honestly it was a beautiful thing to see. Seamless transitions in care.
    May 30, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is wonderful at explaining in layman's terms my condition. Surgical information and future exams etc.
    May 16, 2023
    Thank you
    May 03, 2023
    Apr 27, 2023
    Dr. Jocelyn Chapman is AWESOME!! She is my SHERO!!! Best GYN Oncologist in the world to me!
    Mar 21, 2023
    Super happy with my doc. I trust her to do the right thing and that is rare for me.
    Mar 11, 2023
    Dr Chapman is the best!
    Feb 18, 2023
    I await biopsy report and then I will have explanations and recommendations for actions to be taken.
    Feb 12, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is amazing. She is smart current in best practices warm and skilled. She listens and responds to questions thoroughly and in a manner appropriate for my knowledge base as an Advanced Practice Nurse
    Feb 11, 2023
    Love Dr Chapman. She is so kind and knowledgeable
    Jan 31, 2023
    Dr. Chapman is exceptional in ALL areas.
    Jan 30, 2023
    I had an excellent visit with Dr. Chapman.
    Dec 20, 2022
    Dr Chapman is an amazing doctor. She is thoughtful and incredibly skilled.
    Dec 20, 2022
    I can not be in better hands Dr Chapman is an excellent doctor very caring and knowledgeable
    Dec 15, 2022
    All good!
    Dec 08, 2022
    Dr. Chapman was able to discuss a very difficult diagnosis and treatment plan realistically and yet hopefully. I very much appreciated her honest answers to my questions and the time she spent with me and my family. I left feeling more Informed and positive than when I walked in.
    Dec 07, 2022
    Dr. Jocelyn Chapman is a joy to work with...she is so easy going very professional extremely knowledgeable and an EXCELLENT oncologist surgeon.
    Nov 09, 2022
    Dr. Chapman has been a gift from God to me. She has been amazing through each and every step.
    Nov 03, 2022
    I wish we could have more time to talk................
    Nov 01, 2022
    Dr Chapman is an outstanding provider both knowledgeable skilled and caring.
    Oct 15, 2022
    I was extremely impressed w Dr Chapman ie her expertise her listening her caring attitude. UCSF is very fortunate to have her. I'm very grateful to have her as one of my physicians.
    Oct 13, 2022
    Dr Chapman is an amazing doctor!
    Oct 11, 2022
    I could not have asked for a better or more friendly team. Thank you all for the wonderful care.
    Oct 04, 2022
    Dr Chapman is pleasant kind and very competent and thorough
    Sep 29, 2022
    Dr Chapman is a Gem...I am so glad she is attending me...I feel safe and confident in all her decision making when it comes to my health!! Shes amazing!
    Sep 24, 2022
    I find dr. Chapman to be a warm caring intelligent professional person.
    Aug 09, 2022
    I have always been made and felt a part of the team and therefore discussions and consults are always proactive and fruitful.
    Aug 02, 2022
    We could not discuss the treatment until we had a new MRI
    Jul 20, 2022
    Dr. Chapman is an amazing doctor! She has a great bedside manner made me feel very comfortable listened to everything I had to say and my concerns. She explained my condition and the treatment plan she had; including me at every step. I feel secure in my decision about selecting her as my doctor/surgeon.
    Jul 19, 2022
    Dr Chapman is an amazing Dr..she makes me feel confident in her care and safe about her overall decision making. I feel well tooken care of.
    May 20, 2022
    Decisions and recommendations were not areas needed this visit.
    Apr 26, 2022
    This doctor is a great combination of caring knowledge and execution of what is needed in the moment
    Apr 01, 2022
    Dr. Chapman is excellent
    Feb 16, 2022
    D. Chapman & assist MD excellent