After graduation from medical school at the University of Giessen, he graduated from the American state examination in Human Medicine and completed his doctorate at the Max Planck Institute in Bad Nauheim, headed by Prof. Dr. med. G. Müller-Berghaus (1995). Further professional training in aesthetic and plastic surgery was carried out from 1995 to 2006 at the private Klinik am Ring in Cologne, at the Department of Plastic Surgery at St. Markus Hospital in Frankfurt am Main, led by Priv. Doz. Dr. med. K. Exner, MD, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery of the University Hospital of the Otto-von-Guericke Magdeburg Faculty under the direction of Prof.. W. Schneider. After completion of the certification examination was carried out in the latter point, the senior physician activity. Thereafter, the activity included as a senior physician at the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery (Replantationszentrum) at the treatment center in Vogtareuth / Upper Bavaria, led by Dr. med. A. peek at.