Doctor of Medicine, University Medical School, Heidelberg, 1971.
Resident University Hospital, Mannheim, Germany, 1971—1972. Assistant Pediatric Surgical Unit, Bremen, Germany, 1973—1976. Assistant staff surgeon University Medical School, Essen, Germany, 1976—1988, director department urology Goettingen, Germany, since 1988.
Commander naval reserves marine corporation, 1972—2000, Kiel.
Member Medical Faculty, Goettingen, Germany, 1990—2003. Member of American Association Urology (correspondent), European Association Urology (associate), German Society Urology (associate), Rotary (associate).
Married Johanna Kolb, July 4, 1975. Children: Jan Philip, Julia Katharina.