Doctor of Medicine, Hadassah-Hebrew University, 1953.
Resident in pediatrics Government Hospital Tiberias, Haifa, Israel, 1955-1958. Department of pediatrics Kaplan Hospital, Labor Federal Sick Fund, Rehovot, Israel, 1958-1962. Research fellow Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, 1962-1964.
Chairman pediatrics Soroka Medical Center, Beersheva, Israel, 1966-1990. Dean Faculty Health Sciences Ben Gurion University, 1990-1994, professor emeritus, 1994-1997. Scientific director Dead Sea Medical Research Center, Ben Gurion University, since 1997.
Captain Israel Defense Forces. Member Israeli Society Clinical Pediatrics (president 1958-1960), Association Medical Education Europe (executive council), Society for Study of Inborn Errors in Metabolism, German Society Pediatrics (honorary), American Pediatrics Society (honorary).
Married Ala Winter, July 15, 1951. Children: Amir (deceased), Yoram.