Chief physician, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, since 2004.
Specialty Training in Medicine and Gastroenterology: University Hospital of Leipzig, Germany, 1996-2004 (Head: Prof. Joachim Mössner).
Research Fellow, GI Research Lab, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA, 1993-1996. Residency in Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Würzburg, Germany, 1989-2004 (Head: Prof. Klaus Wilms). Medical School, Univ. of Würzburg, Germany.