Doctor of Medicine, University Autonoma Mexico, 1980. Doctor of Medicine, University Düsseldorf.
Resident in surgery, U. Aachen, Germany, 1980-1984, 85-86; resident in surgery, U. Johannesburg, South Africa, 1984-1985; resident in surgery, U. Bochem, Germany, 1986-1988; consultant plastic surgery, Main Taunus Clinic, Germany, 1989-1993; private practice plastic surgery, Frankfurt, Germany, since 1993.
Served in German Navy, 1982.
Married Hildegard Agnes Brenner, January 21, 1961. Children: Lars, Nicola.