Doctor of Medicine, University Brno, Czech Republic, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Charles University, Prague, 1974. Doctor of Science, Charles University, Prague, 1982.
Dr honoris causa, Valenca University, 1995.
Assistant professor biophysics, UJEP, Czech Republic, 1959-1961; registrar, Hospital Kromeriz, Czech Republic, 1961-1965; radiologist, Hospital Kromeriz, Czech Republic, 1965-1969; assistant professor, Postgraduate Institute, Prague, 1969-1974; associate professor, Charles U., Prague, 1974-1986; professor radiology, Charles U., Prague, 1986-1992; consultant, OFS U., Bloemfontein, since 1992.
Member European Radiological Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Czechoslovakian/Czech Medical Society, International Society Lymphology, South African Radiological Society, Italian Medical Center (honorary), China Medical Society (honorary), Brazilian Medical Society (honorary), others.
Married Eva Zivna, March 24, 1937 (deceased 1985). Children: Jan, Dana; married Jana Valderova, December 17, 1951.