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.
He 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.
Member of several scientific and medical societies, including the World Endometriosis Society, SEUD (Society for endometriosis and uterine disorders)and the French College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (CNGOF: College National des Gynecologues Obstetriciens Français) , Professor Descamps is also Vice-President of the French Society of Pelvic Surgery (SCGP) , a position he has held since May 2011.
Professor Descamps ‘ fields of scientific interest include gynaecologic endoscopic surgery, specifically genital prolapse, fibroids, urogynaecology and endometriosis.
Editor of French medical journal La Lettre du Gynecologue since 2010, he has published 126 articles in English and American journals and also undertaken numerous teaching programs 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.