Training in surgery University Sarajevo, 1937-1941. Major Medical Corps, Yugoslavian Liberation Army, 1941, advanced through grades to lieutenant general Yugoslavian Army, 1975. Head surgical clinic Military Medical Academy, since 1947, professor surgery, chairman department, since 1948.
Surgeon-in-charge Yugoslavian Army, since 1948. Consultant Department Health and Education. Chairman Board Surgery, Board Thoracic Surgery.
Fellow American College Cardiology. Member Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts, French Academy Surgery, Academy Surgery Peru, International Society Surgery, International Cardiovascular Society, Society Surgeons Paris. Member numerous other associations Jewish.