Elizabeth M. Little
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.
Elizabeth M. Little, PA-C, joined Advanced Orthopedics in January 2021. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston in 2019 with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Arts in rhetorical studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 2008. She maintains membership with the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants.
Prior to joining Advanced Orthopedics, Elizabeth spent two years with Waco’s Ascension Providence Orthopedic and Sports Medicine. During that time, she practiced with five board-certified orthopedic surgery and sports medicine surgeons to facilitate quick and compassionate care of a diverse patient base with broad-ranging problems. Elizabeth was first-assist for a wide array of orthopedic and sports medicine surgeries and was team physician associate for the Bishop Louis Reicher Catholic High School football team.
Elizabeth was a member of the nationally prominent University of Wisconsin–Madison Bella Donna ultimate Frisbee team. She has competed on various volleyball, basketball, shuffleboard and bowling teams, coached middle school basketball and soccer teams, and worked in multiple bicycle shops. She continues an active lifestyle and enjoys Bikram yoga, hiking, running and weight training.
Elizabeth’s husband, Larry Little, is managing editor of Baylor Magazine, a publication of Baylor University Marketing and Communications, and official statistician for Baylor Football. He previously spent nearly two decades in the sports communications field, during which time he twice was press officer for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. Elizabeth and Larry met while she was doing rotations in Waco as part of the UTMB physician assistant program. The couple married in August 2020 and live in Waco, where they enjoy playing golf and tennis, traveling and their Redeemer Presbyterian Church community.