Denomination: Roman Catholic
- Resident department neuropathology Free University Berlin, 1982-1983, resident department neurosurgery, 1983-1985, resident department orthopaedic surgery, 1985-1987, neurosurgeon department neurosurgery, 1987-1989, staff neurosurgeon department neurosurgery, 1989-1992, chief staff surgeon department orthopaedic surgery, 1992-1997, assistant professor, since 1991. Medical director Spine Center, Orthopaedics Clinic Orthocenter Munich, since 1998.
Member of International Society Study Lumbar Spine, German Association Orthopedic Surgeons (section on degenerative diseases and laser medicine since 1990, Lindemann-Kuhlendahl award 1986), International Society Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (national rep), German Laser Society, International Intradiscal Therapy Society (membership committee 1997-1998, award for best presentation 1988), German Neurosurg. Society, German Orthopedic Society, Spine Society Europe (educational committee since 1992, member executive committee since 1995, secretary 1997-1998, 1999—2000, 2000-2002, president elect 2004).
1987 - 1989
1989 - 1992
1992 - 1997