Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1984.
Intern, Stockholm, 1976-1978. Specialist training, 1978-1987. Consultant, assistant professor Soderhosp., 1988-1993.
Director studies, head cardiovascular medicine Karolinska Hospital, 1994-1997, senior lecturer and consultant department medicine, since 1997.
Member Swedish Society for Medical Angiology (chairman since 1995), Swedish Society for Hypertension (science secretary since 1995).
Married Elisabeth Svensson, May 9, 1973. Children: Fredrik, Henrik, Anna.