Medical Staatsexamen, Eberhard-Karls-University, Tuebingen, Germany, 1983. Doctor of Medicine, Eberhard-Karls-University, 1983.
Resident in urology Eberhard-Karls-University, Tuebingen, 1983-1986, 87-88, resident in surgery, 1986-1987, registrar, 1988-1996, assistant professor, 1992-1998, associate professor, since 1998. Head department urology Klinikum Coburg, since 1996, medical director, since 2001. Member advisory board University of Applied Sciences in Healthcare, since 2004.
Member Ortschaftsrat Rottenburg-Wendelsheim, 1994-1996. Member advisory board University of Applied Sciences in Health Care, Coburg. Head ethic committee University Applied Sciences, Coburg., chairman Internet.
Urolithiasis Society. Member American Urology Association (correspondent), Deutsche Gesellsch. of Urology, European Association Urology, European Society Urolithiasis Research (advisory board), International Society Urolithiasis (steering committee).
Married Barbara Elisabeth Schaal, May 4, 1984. Children: Georg, Carolina, Jakob.