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Prof Christopher R Chapple
The Royal Hallamshire Hospital

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Christopher Chapple

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Christopher R Chapple

Consultant Urological Surgeon

General Medical Council registration number: 2647483

Contact Details:
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
Department of Urology,
The Royal Hallamshire Hospital,
Glossop Road,
Sheffield, S10 2JF
United Kingdom
Tel/ Fax: +44 (0)114 271 3048 / 279 7841
E-mail: c.r.chapple@sheffield.ac.uk

Current Posts:
January 1992 – present: Consultant Urological Surgeon, Royal Hallamshire Hospital
January 2006 – present: Visiting Professor of Urology, Sheffield Hallam University
December 2013 – present: Honorary Professor of Urology, University of Sheffield
March 2015 – present: Secretary General, European Association of Urology

Qualifications and awards:
1977 BSc Human Morphology and Evolution, University of London (1st Class Honours)
1980 MB.BS., University of London
1982 Primary Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons of England
1984 Final Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons of England
1990 FRCS (Urol), Intercollegiate Board Examination.
1990 MD Thesis
1992 Fellow of the European Board of Urology
2009 Awarded Doctoris Honoris Causa, Semmelweiss University
2011 Awarded St Peter’s Medal, British Association of Urological Surgeons

Personal Profile:
Christopher Chapple is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Honorary Professor at University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University. He is particularly interested in the functional reconstruction of the lower urinary tract and the underlying pharmacological control mechanisms and provides a tertiary service in lower urinary tract reconstructive surgery. He trained at the Middlesex Hospital where he completed his doctorate thesis. He continued there and the Institute of Urology in London for his sub-specialist training. He is Secretary General of the European Association of Urology, having previously been Chairman of the International Relations Committee, Adjunct Secretary General Responsible for Education, and Director of the European School of Urology. He was the Network Coordinator for the European Reference Network (ERN) for rare urogenital diseases and complex conditions (eUROGEN) from 2016-2019. He was the editor-in-chief of the journal Neurourology & Urodynamics from 2006-2016 and is on the editorial board of several international journals. He is an active member of many urological associations and societies including the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the European Association of Urology, the International Continence Society, the Association of Academic European Urologists and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He has chaired a number of guidelines initiatives including the NICE GDG on Male LUTS and the ICUD Consultation on Male LUTS. BAUS awarded him the St Peter’s medal 2011, SUFU awarded him the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015, and the International Continence Society made him the inaugural member of their Hall of Fame in 2020. Prof. Chapple has co-authored 850+ articles, comments and letters in peer-reviewed journals, and has written several chapters and books.

Prof Christopher R Chapple declared on the Wednesday 18th January 2023 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:

MUVON Therapeutics

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Urovant Sciences

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  • Other: Consultant (non-financial)


  • Other: Author (non-financial)


  • Other: Speaker (non-financial)


  • Other: Author (non-financial)