Mark graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1996 where he gained an interest in small animal orthopaedics and dedicated the majority of his final year to this study. Following a year in first opinion practice Mark moved to Beechwood Veterinary Hospital.

In 2001 Mark gained the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery achieving one of the highest marks of the year. He developed a busy referral case load both from within the practice and from practices throughout Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Mark has particular interest in the management of fractures and orthopaedic conditions in young dogs. He gained the RCVS Advanced Practitioner status in Small Animal Surgery in 2015.