Doctor of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy magna cum laude, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, 1985.
Researcher in pharmacology, Ludwig-Maximilians U., 1984-1985; researcher in general medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians U., 1985-1988; resident in anesthesiology, Ludwig-Maximilians U., 1989-1993; staff anesthesiologist, Army Hospital, Munich, 1993-1994; staff anesthesiologist, Army Hospital, Amberg, Germany, since 1995.
Lieutenant colonel German Army, since 1995. Member German Society Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society.
Married Johanna Hörner, July 30, 1979. Children: Stefanie, Manuel, Jasmin, Sebastian.