Bachelor of Medicine, ChB, University Otago, Dunedin, 1972. FRACS, Royal Australasian College Surgeons, Melbourne, 1979. Master of Science, University Oxford, England, 1982.
House surgeon Wellington Hospital, New Zealand, 1973—1974, registrar orthopedic & plastic surgery, 1975—1978. Assistant lecturer iorthop. surgedry Wellington School Medicine, 1979—1979, senior lecturer orthopedic surgery, 1982—1996. Research fellow Oxford Orthopaedics Engineering Center, 1980—1982.
Associate professor of orthopaedic and hand surgery Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand, since 1996. Limb fitting surgeon New Zealand Artificial Limb Board, Wellington, New Zealand, since 1982. Commanding officer New Zealand Army, 1986—1990, assistant director army medical services, 1998—2007.
Specialist advisor Accident Compensation Corporation, since 1998. Member Disciplinary Review Committee New Zealand Medical Council, since 2000, editorial board Journal Bone & Joint Surgery, London, 1994—2002, editorial advisory board Current Orthopaedics, since 1996. Specialist advisor Health Research Council New Zealand, Auckland, since 1986.
Colonel Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps, 1969—2007, Wellington.
Honorary surgeon New Zealand Government, Wellington, 1986—1990, 1996—2007. Member of New Zealand Orthopaedic Association, Australian Hand Surgery Society, Girdlestone Orthopaedics Society, New Zealand Society Surgery Hand (president 1988—2002), New South Wales Hand Surgery Society (honorary).
Married Rosalie Marr. Children: Jason, Duncan.