Doctor of Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Germany, 1994.
Resident department surgery Marienhospital, Osnabrueck, Germany, 1994—1996. Resident Department Urology, Hannover Medical School, 1996—2001, staff urology, 2001—2004. Staff urology, section head functional urology Academic Medical Center, University Amsterdam, since 2004.
Vice-chairman Hannover Medical School, since 2008. Secretary, working group benign prostatic hyperplasia German Association Urology, since 2001. Chairman, guidelines on benign prostatic hyperplasia and male luts European Association Urology, since 2004.
Fellow: European Board Urology (The Netherlands).
Married Vera Segura.