Bachelor of Science in Naval Science, College of Holy Cross, 1952. Doctor of Medicine, University Rochester, New York, 1960.
Midshipman, naval aviation, instructor naval academy United States Navy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1948—1956. Intern general surgery University Rochester, 1960—1962, resident, chief resident head and neck surgery, 1962—1966. Surgeon Martinsville Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, Virginia, 1966—1980.
President Beaver Creek Surgical Clinic, 1980—1997. Fellow American College of Surgeons, Chicago, 1968—1997. Founder American Board Cosmetic Surgery, Chicago, 1983—1997.
Lieutenant 5th and 6th fleet United States Navy, 1950-1954.
Candidate house representative New York State, Rochester, 1965—1965. Co-founder Carlisle School, Martinsville, Virginia, 1976—1978. Member of American Association Cosmetic Surgeons, Chatmoss Country Club.
Married Brenda B. Barber, October 12, 1993. Married Jean Wade, June 10, 1954 (divorced 1984). Children: Susan Marie Gordon, Emily Eileen, Michael Wade.