Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Göteborg (Sweden) University, 1996.
Acting general practitioner, Lyckorna, Motala, Sweden, 1987-1988; intern, Motala Hospital, 1988-1989; resident in orthopedic surgery, Sahlgren Hospital, Göteburg, 1989-1993; resident in orthopedic surgery, U. Hospital, Linköping, 1993-1995; acting specialist orthopedic surgery, U. Hospital, Linköping, 1995-1997; specialist orthopedic surgery, Uppsala, since 1997.
Member International Society Study Lumbar Spine, Swedish Orthopaedics Association, Swedish Medical Society, Spine Society Europe.
Married Monica Anne-Louise Lindell, June 15, 1991. Children: Måns, Gustav, Eric.