Doctor of Medicine, University Erfurt, 1959. Bachelor of Science, University Leipzig, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leipzig, 1962.
Assistant District Hospital, Ohrdruf, Germany, 1958-1959, City Hospital, Leipzig, Germany, 1959-1962. Senior resident Faculty of Medicine, University Jena, 1962-1970. Associate professor, chief of staff Department Surgery-Clinicum, Bernburg, Germany, since 1970.
Professor surgery University Halle, Germany, since 1992.
Board director Liberal Democratic Party of Germany, 1990. Member City of District Council Bernburg, since 1990. Member German Society of Surgeons (board directors), Society of Surgeons of Sachsen-Anhalt (president 1993-1995), Rotary.
Married Agathe Jäger, April 2, 1961. Children: Marion, Anna, Katharina.