Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Sheffield (England) University, 1978;
Doctor of Medicine, Sheffield (England) University, 1989.
Registrar, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 1984-1987;
senior registrar, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, England, 1987-1990;
clinical fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1989;
consultant, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, since 1990;
director Heart and Lung Transplant Unit, Northern General Hospital, since 1992. Examiner Royal College Surgeons, Edinburgh, since 1995.
Fellow Royal College Surgeons (Edinburgh). Member Society Cardiothoracic Surgeons, British Medical Association, International Society Heart and Lung Transplantation.
Married Anne Brennan, July 30, 1977. Children: Victoria, Alexandra, Jonathan.