Christopher R Chapple

Personal profile

Professor Christopher Chapple trained at the Middlesex Hospital where he subsequently completed his doctorate thesis on pharmacological control mechanisms in the lower urinary tract. His sub-specialist training was at the Middlesex Hospital and Institute of Urology in London and he provides a tertiary service in lower urinary tract reconstructive surgery.

He is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and visiting professor at Sheffield Hallam University. He has a particular interest in functional reconstruction of the lower urinary tract and the underlying pharmacological control mechanisms. He is Past Director of the European School of Urology and an Adjunct Secretary General to the European Association of Urology responsible for education. He is editor of the journal ‘Neurourology and Urodynamics’ and is on the editorial board of several journals. He is a member of a number of urology societies including the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. He has co-authored over 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has written several books and a number of book chapters. He has chaired a number of guidelines initiatives including the recent UK Male LUTS guidelines report for NICE. He was awarded the St Peter’s medal by BAUS in 2011 and is an honorary member of several national urological associations.

Professional Membership



  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

  • International Continence Society

  • American Urological Association

  • European Association of Urology

Clinical Interests



  • General urology

  • Female urology

  • Benign prostatic disease

  • Reconstructive urology

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