Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, University Louvain, Belgium, 1978. Diploma in microsurgery, University Bordeaux, France, 1981. Diploma in plastic surgery, University Louvain, Belgium, 1982.
Plastic surgeon Southern Lille (France) Clinical, since 1984, director emergency hand surgery, since 1984.
Honorary congressman Town of Lille, 1995. Member American Society Reconstructive Microsurgery, French Society Microsurgery (president 1995-1996), French Plastic Surgery Society (secretary microsurgery chapter since 1995), World Society Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Married Charline M. Demy. Children: Sarine, Valerie, Carl.