Doctor of Medicine, René Descartes University, Paris, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Compiègne (France) University, 1987.
Vascular surgeon Hopital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne, France, since 1982, head department vascular surgery France, since 1998. Director experimental surgery Faculté de Society Française Médecine Légale Paris-Ouest, 1987, professor vascular surgery, since 1990. Member science committee on medicinal drugs and medical devices European Commission, Brussels, 2000-2004.
Consultant, expert French Agency for Security of Health Products, since 1997, member science council, since 2004. Expert and member councils, French High Authority Health, since 2005.
Member Société de Chirurgie Vasculaire de Langue Francaise (board directors), European Society Vascular Surgery, International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, Society for Vascular Surgery, French Federation Medical Specialties (president since 2007).
Married Catherine Goulon, March 1980. Children: Fabien, Marc.