Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Turku, 1957. Specialization in orthopedics, Invalid Foundation, Helsinki, 1982.
Medical officer District Hospital, Ivalo, 1958-1963. Assistant surgeon Maria Hospital, Helsinki, 1963-1965. General surgeon Regional Hospital, Iisalmi, 1969-1979.
Assistant surgeon University Hospital, Helsinki, 1979-1981. Assistant orthopedist Invalid Foundation, 1981-1985. Orthopedist Military Hospital, 1985-1994.
Physician Private Hospital Mehilainen, 1994—2004. Medical 1st lieutenant Helsinki Military, 1989-1994.
Member of Lions.
Married Helvi Maria Pyykonen, January 24, 1955 (divorced November 1981). Children: Marja-Leena, Kirsti, Paivi, Jaana. Married Sirpa Ansa Markkula, August 4, 1984.