Bachelor of Science, Stanford University, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1959.
Intern Los Angeles County Hospital, 1959-1960. Resident Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1960-1963. Private practice San Diego, 1963-1993.
Medical director Aetna Health, 1993-1996, Aetna United States Healthcare, San Diego, 1996-1999, Aetna International, Hartford, Connecticut, since 1999.
Fellow American Academy Pediatrics (chairman district IX 1976-1978). Member San Diego Rotary (president 1990-1991), San Diego Zoological Society (trustee).
Married Joy B. Frye, July 16, 1956. Children: Barbara, Fred Junior, Christopher, Robert.