Dr. Ford graduated in 1989 from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas with a B.A. in Biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1993. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Pulaski County Medical Society.

Dr. Ford and his wife have three children, a son and two daughters. His hobbies are golf, music, exercise and an occasional hunting trip. 

The Fords are members of St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock.