Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Cape Town, 1997.
Senior house officer National Health Service, St. Mary's, London. Specialist registrar National Health Service, Bristol Royal Infirmary, England, 2004, National Health Service, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Cheltenham and Gloucester, England, 2004—2005, National Health Service, Royal United Hospital, Bath, England, since 2005. Peer reviewer clinical otolaryngology.
Informatics and technical editor - cme bulletin in otolaryngology. Columnist ENT News; committee member Central and South Bristol Research Ethics Committee. Board trustee Signal Trust United Kingdom, London, since 2004.
Developer Software for Research Course, Bristol, Avon, since 2005. Founder South West ENT Academic Meeting, Taunton, Somerset, since 2005.
Fellow: Royal College Surgeons England (member opportunities in surgery committee). Member: British Rhinological Society, Association Otolaryngologists in Training, Otorhinolaryngological Research Society, British Medical Association, British Association Otolaryngologists, Head and Neck Surgeons, British Society Audiology, Royal Society Medicine (member rhinology and laryngology section), Toybee Club (founder 2003).
Life partner Corne-Louise Bredenkamp.