Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, Adelaide (Australia) University, 1958.
Junior resident Royal Perth Hospital, 1959. Senior resident Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1960, research fellow, 1961. Medical registrar Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, 1962-1963.
Research fellow Central Middlesex Hospital, London, 1965-1966, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1966-1967. Assistant director gastroenterology Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, 1968-1975. Senior lecturer department medicine Fremantle (Australia) Hospital, 1975-1981, visiting gastroenterologist, 1981-1993.
Gastroenterologist in private practice Fremantle, 1981-1995. Consultant.
Member Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, 1992-1993. Lieutenant colonel Royal Australian Army Medical Reserve, 1984-1990. Fellow Royal College Physicians Edinburgh, College Physicians London, Royal Australasian College Physicians (member council 1979-1988, College medal 1990).
Member Australian Medical Association (federal council 1991-1994), Gastroenterology Society Australia (council 1971-1975).
Married Penelope Jane Buckler. Children: Katherine Jane, Angela Louise, Robert Gordon.