Doctor of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, 1983.
Head spine section department orthopedics Lund University Hospital, since 1993, professor, since 2004.
Member of Scandinavian Ortopedic Society, Swedish Ortopedic Association, Swedish Society Spinal Surgery, Spine Society Europe (Acromed prize 1997), NAm. Spine Society.
Married Katarina I.M. Grapenson, June 18, 1983. Children: Fredrik B., Sofia A.M.