Doctor of Medicine, Goteborg University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Hand Surgery, Goteborg University, 1988.
Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, 1980-1981, senior registrar hand surgery, 1982-1991. Visiting scientist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1990-1991. Hand surgeon Goteborg University, Sweden, since 1991, chairman Sweden, since 1995.
Member of Federation European Societies Hand Surgery (board directors since 1996, president elect since 2002, secretary-general since 2002), Swedish Hand Society (board directors 1993-1998, president since 2000).
Married Alf Louis Nachemson, October 16, 1978. 1 child, Louise.