Training at the St. Elisabeth Hospital Cologne-Hohenlind and at the Institute for Anaesthesiology of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (special training in pain therapy).
Numerous publications at home and abroad.
Courses and congresses: Faculty of the First Joint World Congress of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (Barcelona 2002), European Congresses of Orthopedic Regional Anaesthesia (2003, 2005, 2007), New York School of Regional Anesthesia Europa Congress - London (2008), World Congress of Anesthesia - Dubai (2010)
Guest lectures: Universities of Washington D.C., Rome, Milan, Kyoto, Munich, Charité Berlin, Hannover Medical School, Pain Relief Foundation Liverpool, Manchester and others.
Numerous scientific awards.