Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1975. Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, Sweden.
Researcher department histology, U. Gothenburg, 1970-1977; associate professor department histology, U. Gothenburg, 1977-1988; hospital registrar, Môlndal (Sweden) Hospital, 1982-1988; clinical tutor ENT Clinic, Sahlgrens Hospital, Gothenburg, 1988-1990; ward physician, Sahlgrens Hospital, Gothenburg, 1990-1993; chief physical ENT division, Sahlgrens Hospital, Gothenburg, since 1993; head hyperbaric unit, Sahlgrens Hospital, Gothenburg, since 1992; associate professor department ENT-head and neck surgery, U. Gothenburg, since 1988. Visiting professor 8 universities, United States and Europe, since 1988.
Served to lieutenant Swedish Air Force, 1982-1998. Fellow Royal Society Medicine, Scandinavian Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, European Undersea biomedical Society, Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Dental Association, Swedish Association for Otolaryngology. Member Society for Odontology and Stomatology (treasurer since 1990).
Married Elisabeth M.F. Eliason, June 17, 1972 (deceased 1995). Children: Monica, Mikael.