Charles Chapron is full Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Paris Descartes, Faculty of Medicine, since 1999.

He was named Head of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology II and Reproductive Medicine at Cochin University Hospital (Paris, France) in 2005. Since 2013, Professeur Chapron was nominated Head and Chair of the Department “Perinatologie – Periconceptologie – Gynecologie” to coordinate the activities of the three Departments of Obstetrics, Neonatalogy, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine. In September 2014 Professor Chapron was named Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Paris Descartes University, in charge of strategy and medical project. In 2015, Professor Chapron was nominated Visiting Professor at the Siena Univertsity (Italy).

In addition, he is the Chairman of two university diplomas and director of 20 medical theses. Professor Chapron has authored and co-authored about 341 peer-reviewed papers in international (233 publications) and in national (108 publications) scientific journals concerning surgical laparoscopy in gynecology, reproductive medicine and endometriosis. Publications were cited more than 5057 times and his H factor is 45. Professor Chapron has performed over 770 scientific presentations in international (466) and in national (311) meetings. He is the coordinator of 11 scientific books and the author of more than 80 chapters in other scientific books.

Professor Charles Chapron is Member of several national and international Societies and is reviewer for a number of journals.

In the past, he has held the positions of Secretary General of the French Society of Endoscopy in Gynecology (SFEG), the Associate Secretary General of the Francophonic International Society of Pelvic Surgery (SIFCP), Coordinator of the Special Interest Group (SIG) of Reproductive Surgery of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), Secretary General of the French society of gynaecological surgery, Société de Chirurgie Gynécologique et pelvienne (SCGP), President of the Special Interest Group (SIG) on “Reproductive surgery and endometriosis” of the American Association for Gynecologists Laparoscopists (AAGL) (2013) and President of the European Endometriosis League (EEL) (2013). Professor Chapron was elected President of the French Society of Gynaecologic Surgery (SCGP) in 2011 and was nominated as Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAL) in 2012. In 2015, Profesor Chapron organize in Paris and is the President of the 1stCongress of the Society of Endometriosis and uterine disorders (SEUD).

During the last twenty years, Professor Chapron has worked intensively in Port-Royal University Clinic, Cochin University Hospital, together with a highly specialized team in endoscopic surgery. The two main research activities were the following: 1) Research (clinical and science) on pathogenesis, assessment and management (medical and/or surgical) of endometriosis; 2) Clinical research on gynecologic operative laparoscopy (ectopic pregnancy, hysterectomy, myomectomy, complications of gynecologic surgery.)