Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1983; postgraduate, Wayne State University, 1983-1986; Doctor of Medicine, Wayne State University, 1990.
Resident in surgery, University of California Davis-East Bay, Oakland, since 1990; research fellow in liver transplant, University of California, San Francisco, since 1993.
Medical director Cmty. Care Superior vena cava syndrome, Oakland, since 1994. Active Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program, Oakland, since 1995.
Member American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Black Medical Association (president 1987-1988), International Liver Transplant Society, Society Black Academy Surgeons, National Medical Association.
Married Mechelle Auguste, July 3, 1993.