Professional background

Dr Med Universae (Vienna) 1987
GP in Austria 1991
MMed (Stellenbosch/ RSA) 1992-1997
Complementary training in antroposophical medicine at Lukasklinic seminar (Switzerland) 1987, Diploma in acupuncture of Austrian Medical Council after studies in Austria and China 1998, Homeopathy training in Germany and Britain since 1997: MFHom 1999, FFHom 2008
GMC registered: GP-register and specialist register for General Internal Medicine since 1998
Consultant at RLHH since 2001
Nominated as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in May 2016
Passed an advanced Harvard Medical School research training course with distinction in 2015: GCSRT (Global Clinical Scholar Research Training)

Research interests

Integrated Medicine: Integration of conventional and complementary medicine in complex chronic conditions such as IBS, IBD, CFS/ ME, fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, allergies, cancer, depression and chronic pain

Developing patient group info workshops to improve therapeutic communication in chronic diseases and investigating their effect on quality of life and outcome; cancer and chronic pain workshops developed.