Mark T. Malone, M.D., is a Board Certified pain specialist and a native Texan. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and went on to attend the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Malone attended Baylor College of Medicine for residency and training in anesthesiology, and then completed a pain management fellowship at Texas Orthopedic Hospital in 1998. Prior to founding Advanced Pain Care in 2002, Dr. Malone was a member of an Austin-based group practice for twelve years, and a clinical instructor at Baylor College of Medicine for six years. He is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology, with a sub-specialty in pain management; this is the only board certification for pain management endorsed by the American Board of Medical Specialties. In 2017 Dr. Malone was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and Perioperative Care at UT Dell Medical School. <br> Dr. Malone is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the International Spinal Intervention Society, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the Travis County Medical Society. He has successfully treated thousands of patients suffering from acute and chronic pain. He and his wife, Tracy, live in Austin with their three children. In his spare time, he enjoys water-skiing, cycling, and travel.
China has always been a very vibrant Texan girl. She grew up in Corpus Christi and moved to Waco in 2009 where she has worked in health care and pain management for several years.
One area in which China excels is patient advocacy. China has a background in social work and has remarkable patience and genuine concern for others. She understands that each person’s journey is unique and requires a tailored approach. China recognizes the challenges faced by patients when trying to navigate the healthcare system. She strives to provide patients with the highest quality of care and makes it her mission to empower patients to make informed decisions. China’s advocacy efforts often involve collaborating with healthcare providers, coordinating services, and assisting patients in understanding their available resources.
Family is of utmost importance to China, and she cherishes the moments spent with her husband, two dogs, and her two boys. As a devoted mother, she takes delight in nurturing her children’s growth and supporting them in their endeavors. Whether it’s engaging in outdoor activities, exploring new places together, or simply enjoying quality time at home, China values the bond she shares with her family and strives to create lasting memories with them.