Professor Philippe Descamps
is Head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department at the University Hospital, Angers, France. He has also held the role of Chairman of the department since l 999. Professor Descamps attained his M.D. in 1989, before specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology in 1993. In 1995, he undertook a research fellowship in gynaecologic oncology at the Cedar’s SinOi Medical Center in Los Angeles, USA under Professor B. Y. Karlan.
A member of numerous scientific and medical societies, including the World Endometriosis Society, the French National Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (SFOG) and the French College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (CNGOF: College National des Gynecologues Obstetriciens Fran9ais) , Professor Decamps is also Vice-President of the French Society of Pelvic Surgery, a position he has held since May 201 l .
Professor Descamps ‘ fields of scientific interest include gynaecologic surgery, specifically genital prolapse, urogynaecology and endometriosis, and gynaecologic cancers, including endometrial, cervical and ovarian .
Editor of medical journal La Lettre du Gynecologue since 2010, Professor Descamps has published 85 articles in English and American journals and also undertaken numerous teaching programmes for the French College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [CNGOF), including holding courses in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Mali, Brazil and Bosnia.
President of International Relations Commission for CNGOF (French College of Ob-Gyn)
Vice-president of the SCGP (French Society of pelvic surgery)
FIGO Executive board member (elected in 2014)
Member of the World Endometriosis Society (WES)
Member of SEUD (Society for endometriosis and uterine disorders)
384 publications : 126 in English, 258 in French
(Am J Obstet Gynecol, Obstet Gynecol, Gynecol. Oncol., Cancer,
Fertil Steril, Human Reprod, Int. J. Radiation. Oncol. Biol. Phys., Eur. J. Gyn. Obst., J. Ultrasound Med., Prenatal Diagnosis, J. Inf. Dis.)
479 communications in national and international meetings, including 46 invitations as invited speaker for international meetings (North America, Europe, Africa, Asia).
29 books, including 10 books as main author.