Doctor of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 2005.
Resident Thoracic Surgery, Lund, Sweden, 1990—1991, Urologic Surgery, Lund, Sweden, 1991—1992, General Practice, Malmö, Sweden, 1992—1993, ENT-Surgery, Malmö, Sweden, 1994—2006. Consultant Phoniatrics, ENT Surgery, Sweden, since 1997. Panel member quality of life in head and neck cancer International Federation of Otorhinolaryngol Society, Rome, 2005.
Fellow: Swedish Association Otorhinolaryngology, Swedish College Surgeons. Member: European Laryngological Society, American Head and Neck Society (correspondent), American Academy Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
Married Margareta Anna Pettersson, December 3, 1999. Children: Harald, Egil.