Degree in Medicine, University Heidelberg, 1990. Doctor of Medicine, University Heidelberg, 1995.
Postdoctoral researcher German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, 1995—1998. Fellow in dermatology University Heidelberg, Germany, 1998—2004, consulting specialist Mannheim, Germany, since 2004.
Member of German Dermatological Society.
Married Marina Sraka, August 11, 1995. Children: Nils Oliver, Lea Maria.