Doctor of Medicine, University Bonn, 1985.
Resident in radiology, U. Bonn, Germany, 1986-1987; resident in radiology, U. Würzburg, Germany, 1987-1991; staff radiologist, U. Cologne, Germany, 1991-1993; assistant medical director, U. Cologne, Germany, since 1994.
Political campaign manager, Remscheid, Germany, 1984. Member Radiological Society North America, German Roentgen Ray Society, Cardiovascular and Interventional Society of Europe, German Ultrasound Society, German Society for Angiology.
Married Susanne Maria Blank, May 31, 1986. Children: Leonard, Konstantin.