He is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School with specialty training at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He is a Board Certified ObGyn and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas A&M College of Medicine in Bryan-College Station, Texas and as Clerkship Director for ObGyn for Texas A&M College of Medicine. His also serves the State of Texas, as a Major in the Texas State Guard Medical Battalion.
His current clinical appointment is at CHI St. Joseph regional hospital in Bryan, Texas.
In 2018, Dr. Chapa became Director of Interprofessional Education at the College of Medicine, bridging the gap in medical education between nursing, medical, pharmacy, and public health students.
He has also been involved in minimally invasive gynecological research. He has published over 40 clinical articles, case reports, and medical commentaries covering both obstetrical and gynecological topics. Other areas of research publications include therapies for abnormal uterine bleeding, post-partum sentinel events (retained surgical items), and female sexual health.
Dr. Chapa has served as a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Journal of Surgical Case Reports. Additionally, Dr. Chapa has previously authored aspects of the professional education content for obstetricians and gynecologists for the following medical corporations: Bayer Healthcare, Johnson and Johnson/Ethicon, and Smith and Nephew, Inc.
Dr. Chapa has taught as an invited physician-faculty member in South Africa, Israel, the European Union, The Netherlands, Norway, Ireland, Chile, Columbia, and Canada due to his unique lecture style and passion for evidence based learning.