Bachelor of Medicine, ChB, Edinburgh University Medical School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1997.
Laser research fellow Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow, England, 2001—2003, registrar plastic surgery England, since 2003. Executive committee member International Yag Laser Society, since 2002.
Member of Royal College Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.
Married Angela Margaret Cogan, November 18, 1970. 1 child Gordon Alexander Cogan.