Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Pretoria, 1952. M.Med. (Chir), University Pretoria, 1963. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), 1997.
L.Akad., South African Academy Arts/Science.
Intern, registrar, U. Natal, Durban, South Africa, 1952-1959;
lecturer to senior lecturer, U. Pretoria, 1960-1964;
associate professor surgery, U. Pretoria, 1967-1971;
professor and head department surgery, U. Pretoria, 1972-1976;
research professor surgery, U. Pretoria, since 1977;
research fellow, U. Leeds, United Kingdom, 1965. Member South African Medical Research Council, 1981-1983. Examiner in surgery, 1967-1993.
Chairman South African Academy Arts and Science Division of Medicine, 1982-1984.
Member South African Surgical Research Society (president 1981-1982, life vice president (honorary) since 1999), Association Surgeons of South Africa, Austrian Surgical Association (correspondent member).
Married Edna May Emanuelson, October 9, 1954. Children: Ina, Eileen, Elsa Helene, Karl Waldemar.