Doctor of Medicine, University Grenoble, 1977. Bachelor, University South Africa, 1992.
Consultant surgeon University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1985-1993, professor surgery South Africa, since 1993.
Lieutenant French Army, 1977-1978. Fellow Royal College Surgeons. Member Association Surgeons South Africa, New York Academy of Sciences.
Son of Emile and Linda (Hazan) S. Married Vivien Paynter, March 1, 1995.