Dr Mark Manford graduated from the University College in London in 1985, he then went on to train in medicine in Cardiff and London and then in neurology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neuro-surgery, Charing Cross Hospital and the Wessex Neurological Centre. Dr Manofrd undertook his MD in epilepsy at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and a three month sabbatical at the Montreal Neurological Institute in 1996. In 1997, Dr Manford moved to the UK and his current post is consultant neurologist at Bedford Hospital.
Dr Manford is the regional specialist in epilepsy in adults and the coordinator for the middle year for medical students at Addenbrookes. At Bedford, Dr Manford has specialist clinics in MND, botulinum toxin treatment and is involved in the TIA service. In addition to this, Dr Manford is the author of an epilepsy text book and has also co-authored a textbook of neurology for undergraduates, which is in its third edition.