Graduate, Tampere Medical School, Finland, 1991. Specialty in Surgery, Tampere Medical School, Finland, 1998. Specialty in Orthopaedics, Tampere Medical School, Finland, 2000.
Doctor, Tampere Medical School, Finland, 2001.
Resident surgery Central Hospital, Kokkoh, Finland, 1991—1995, University Hospital, Tampere, 1995—1998, fellow orthopaedics, 1998—2000, orthopaedic surgeon, 2000—2002. Assistant professor Tampere University, since 2002. Team physician Finnish Triathlon Association, 1995—2002.
Member of Finnish Association Sports Medicine, Finnish Orthopaedic Association, European Society Sports Tramatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy.
Married Kati Marjaana Ahonen, April 27, 1991 (divorced November 2001). Children: Santeri, Marika.