• Professor and Chair of the Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, and Gynaecological Endocrinology, Kepler University, Linz, Austria

Professor Oppelt studied at the University of Regensburg and Munich in Germany. After his exams he started as a resident at the Goethe University Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany. After 5 years he moved to the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen, Germany, as a fellow.

His main interests are the operative therapy and the classification system for endometriosis. In addition to his focus on the relationship between endometriosis and fertility, he is currently particularly interested in the methods of birth after deep endometriosis.

Professor Oppelt is a member of the board of the German Endometriosis Research Foundation (SEF), the German Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy, and the Austrian Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

He was the president of the 10th Endometriosis Congress of the German speaking countries in Linz, Austria (2013) and was also in charge of the 4th European Congress of Endometriosis in Vienna, Austria (2018).

Due to his experience in the field, he has been a co-author of the German guidelines for endometriosis for many years.

Peter Oppelt was appointed a WES Ambassador in March 2019.