Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1977; specialist of neurosurgery, University Linkoping, Sweden, 1985; Doctor of Philosophy, University Linkoping, Sweden, 1996.
Associate professor, Linkoping University Hospital, 1996; chief of spinal surgery, Linkoping University Hospital, since 1996.
Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Neurosurgical Society, Scandinavian Neurosurgical Society, Swedish Spine Surgery Society.
Married Helen Vavruch. May 19, 1973; children: Veronika Denisa, Lucas, Ludvig.