Doctor of Medicine, Medical Academy Latvia, Riga, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Riga Stradins University, 2004.
Resident in cardiac surgery Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, 1995—2000, Hôpital Marie Lannelongue, Paris, 1998—1999. Cardiac surgeon Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Riga, 1999—2003, chief department cardiac surgery, since 2003. Researcher Riga Stradins University, since 2000.
Vice president Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital Development Foundation, Riga, since 2000, chairman ethic committee, since 2004.
Senior board directors Academy Association Austrums, Riga, 1990. Member of European Association Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.