Born in Lebanon
1978 DMD, St. Joseph University, Beirut.
1978-1984 Specialization in Oral Surgery at the Universities of Freiburg & Muenster, Germany.
1986-1994: Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor at the Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the University of Muenster, Germany
1988: Habilitation (PhD) and senior surgeon at the Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Uni. of Muenster
1994: Professor at the Uni. of Muenster
Chairman and Director of the Privatklinik Schloss Schellenstein Olsberg, Germany
Professor at the Dep. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Uni. of Muenster
Vis. Professor at the University of Murcia (Spain)
President of the Oral and Jaw Surgery Working Society (AGOKI) of the Scientific German Dental Association (DGZMK)
Chairman of the examination comity for Oral Surgery
Associate Editor of The International Journal of Oral Implantology
Member of editorial board of several international journals
Board member of different societies
Several Prices (e.g., Pioneers in Dentistry 2016 AUB, W. Laney Award 2017 American A. Osseointegration) and Patents. Editor and author of 4 bestseller Textbooks translated to more than 10 languages
More than 140 Publications and 1000 Lectures / Courses.