Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1978. Doctor of Medical Science, 1997.
General surgeon Central Hospital, Skövde, Sweden, 1985-1991, consultant vascular surgeon Sweden, since 1992. Vascular surgeon University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, 1991-1992. Director Uppsala University Wound Center, 1998-1999.
Director leg ulcer research Skaraborg Leg Ulcer Center, since 1999. Head Skaraborg Vascular Surgery Unit, 2006. Associate professor, vascular surgery Uppasala University, since 2008.
Member International Committee on Wound Management, since 1992, European Panel on Endoscopic Vein Surgery, since 1995.
Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society Surgery and Vascular Surgery (Swedish Vascular award 1992), Society Phlebologica Scandinavica (board directors 1996-2000, chairman 2000-2008, Gunnar Bauer prize 1994), Scandinavica Veuous Forum (president, since 2008).
Married Yvonne Margareta Wester, July 9, 1983. Children: Oskar, Elias, Sofia.