Doctor of Medicine, Medical School, Bonn, Germany, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, Germany, 1985. Anesthetist degree, University Ulm, Germany, 1986.
Resident, Army, Koblenz, Germany, 1981-1984; fellow, University Hospital, Ulm, 1984-1986; attending physician, University Hospital, Ulm, 1986-1989; associate professor, University Hospital, Ulm, 1989. Director pediatrics anesthesia U. Ulm, 1986-1989, director cardiac anesthesia, 1989-1993, 96-, director anesthesia in urology, 1993-1996.
Member European Association Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists, European Academy Anesthesiology, German Association Anesthesiology.
Married Maria Theresia Stumpf, October 6, 1989. Children: Sven Daniel, Kristina Stephanie.