Doctor of Medicine, University Bonn, 1971. Professor, Hannover Medical School, 1985.
Intern in internal medicine University Bonn, Bonn, 1970-1971. Intern in surgery Marien-hospital, Hamburg, 1971. Intern in pathology Medical School, Hannover, 1971-1972.
Resident Hannover Medical School, 1972-1978, senior registrar department trauma, 1979-1985. Chief trauma and reconstructive surgery Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Celle, Germany, since 1985.
Member Orthopaedics Trauma Association, German Society Trauma Surgery, Shock Society Foundation, German Society Trauma (president 1997), German Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (president 2000).
Married Sabine Siebrecht, August 24, 1974. 1 child, Stefanie.