Licence in dentistry, University Tübingen, 1985. Licence in medicine, University Tübingen, 1986. Doctor of Medicine, University Tübingen, 1986.
Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Tübingen, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, 1994.
Resident department oral and maxillofacial surgery Municipal Hospital Karlsruhe, Germany, 1986-1987, Katharinen Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany, 1987-1991, Tübingen, Germany, 1991. Assistant in oral and maxillofacial surgery Ulm, Germany, 1991, Karlsruhe, 1992. Assistant professor department oral, maxillofacial-facial plastic surgery Rhenish Westphalian University of Technology, Aachen, Germany, 1992-1998, associate professor, since 1998.
Member Federal Association German Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, German Society Implantology, German Society Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, German Society Osteology, German Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, German Dental Society, European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, International Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Married Susanne Weag, July 14, 1983. Children: Johannes, Anna, Maria, Matthias.