Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1991. Docent, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1996.
Physician, department otorhinolaryngology Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, since 1985. Associate professor docent Karolinska University, since 1996.
Fellow Royal Society Medicine (United Kingdom). Member European Academy Facial Plastic Surgery (vice president since 1995), European Rhinologic Society, European Sleep Research Society.
Married Dina de O'Pinheiro. 1 child, Vincent, 1999.