Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1980.
With, Department Orthopedic Surgery, Jönköping, Sweden, 1969-1970, 71-74; with, Department General Surgery, Luleå, Sweden, 1970-1971; assistant chief surgeon, Department Orthopedic Surgery, Huddinge, Sweden, 1974-1980; chief surgeon, Department Orthopedic Surgery, Huddinge, 1980-1990; chief surgeon, Linköping (Sweden) Spine Center, since 1990.
Member European Spinal Deformity Society, Nordisk Skolios Förening.
Married Christina Maj Jonson Lilja, November 6, 1965 (divorced 1988). Children: Carl, Olof. Married Helena Normelli, May 1989.
Children: Per, Lisa.