Bachelor of Medicine, ChB, University Liverpool, England, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, University Liverpool, England, 1967.
House physician, house surgeon Liverpool Royal Infirmary, 1959-1960. Research fellow, division medical genetics Johns Hopkins School Medicine, Baltimore, 1965-1967. Consultant physician Aberdeen (Scotland) Royal Infirmary, since 1970.
Lecturer medicine University Edinburgh, 1967-1968, University London, 1969-1970.
Fellow Royal College Physicians. Member Association Physicians of Great Britain.
Married Mechanical Engineering Anne Lewis. Children: Kristin, Nicola, Coralie.