Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, Sweden. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, Sweden.
Head Dept Gastroenterology, SU Ostra, Gothenburg, 1992—2000. Senior physician Sahlgrenska University Hospital, since 1989. Professor medicine University Gothenburg, since 2003.
Science secretary Regional Board Ethics Research, since 2006.
Fellow: Swedish Internal Medicine Liver Club.
Married Anna-Britta Margareta Ekman. Children: Susanna Maria, Per Mattias, Carl Johan.