Abitur, Oskar Von Miller School, Munic, 1974. Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, 1982.
Postdoctoral researcher University Munich, 1983-1985, head preventive cardiology, since 1994. Assistant lecturer Cornell University, 1986-1992, professor internal medical, since 1992, research associate New York City, 1985-1986. Head department cardiology and angiology Reithofpark-Clinic, Bad Feilnbach, 1998-2000.
Consultant Psychiatric Hospital, Munich, 1995-1998, 2000-2004. Chief department cardiology Medical Park St. Hubertus, since 2004. Board directors International Society Study Fatty Acids and Lipids.
Fellow American Heart Association, European Society Cardiology. Member German Heart Association (prevention guidelines committee), German Society Internal Medicine (Prevention in Internal Medicine award 1993).
Married Carmen Castro Fernandez, October 4, 1988. Children: Claudio, Antonio.