Doctor of Medicine, University Naples, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Child Health, London, 1992. M.Surgery, Institute Child Health, London, 1994.
M.Child Health, University Aberdeen, London, 1998.
Lecturer sports medicine University London, 1987-1990. Orthopaedic registrar North East Thames, London, 1991-1992. Orthopaedic senior registrar and lecturer University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1991-1996, clinical senior lecturer and consultant orthopaedic surgeon Scotland, since 1996.
Medical officer Italian Athletic Veterans Team, 1983-1985, University London Judo Team, 1988-1992, British Amateur Wrestling Federation, since 1994. Visiting associate professor Chinese University Hong Kong, 1995-1996, visiting professor, since 1999.
Regional coordinator Italian Amateur Athletic Federation, 1983-1984. Fellow Royal College Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal Society Medicine London. Member Institute Biology (London), British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association, British Orthopaedic Association (Research award 1993), Belgian Society Orthopaedics, International Society Arthoscopy (board directors), travelling fellow American British Canadian Orthopedic Association.
Married Nicola Thompson, August 24, 1996.