Doctor of Medicine, Riga Stradins' University, 2003. Master of Business Administration, Riga International School Economy and Business Administrator, 2003.
Gastroenterologist Digestive Diseases Center GASTRO, Riga, Latvia, since 1995. Head, research department Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital, Latvia, 2005—2009. Associate professor University Latvia, 2007—2009.
Married Inese Leja, August 28, 1993. Children: Liva, Valters, Martins.