Doctor of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1976.
Anesthesiologist consultant General Hospital, Chipata, Zambia, 1983—1986. Head intensive care unit department anesthesiology, resuscitation and intensive medicine Teaching Hospital Charles University, Prague, since 1989.
Member of European Society Intensive Care Medicine.
Married Margita Poorova, May 28, 1973. Children: Matyas Tomas, Anna-Marie Terezie Valentova.