Born in Hungary. Was attending Semmelweiss University Medical School at the time of the Hungarian revolution in 1956. Escaped persecution and luckily ended up in England.With unexpected help was able to get back to second year medical school in 1957 and graduated in 1962 from Liverpool Medical School. Went to Sracuse NY for residency training in Anesthesiology in1963 and remained on the faculty until 1977. Was recruited to Texas Tech University to start an Anesthesiology Department and training program. Developed interventional pain management and multiple procedures including the lysis of adhesions that at times are called the Racz Procedure. Has received numerous prizes and awards. See curriculum vitae.