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Jeffrey Higginbotham, M.D.

Dr. Jeffrey Higginbotham, M.D.
Jeffrey Higginbotham, M.D.
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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.
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.

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Dr. Jeffrey Higginbotham, M.D.

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Awards and Accolades

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2024 Top Doctor
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Specialist Bio

Dr. Higginbotham is a University of North Texas graduate and earned his medical degree in 2004 from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. After completing an Anesthesiology residency at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, Dr. Higginbotham finished his Pain Management Fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He has a certification in Pain Management through the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Higginbotham is married and the father of two young children. He is an outdoor recreation enthusiast, including golfing, fishing, running marathons, and more.


  • Pain management

Hospital Affiliations

  • Austin State Hospital


Dr. Jeffrey Higginbotham, MD is a health care provider with 19 years of experience. He is primarily located in AUSTIN, TX, with other offices in Bastrop, TX and Austin, TX (and 4 other locations).


Dr. Higginbotham has earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2004. He has completed Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and Pain Management Fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.


 Pain Management Fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter TX
  • Ambetter Value
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
  • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • BCBS TX Blue Essentials HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card High Performance Network
  • Blue Essentials HMO
  • Bright Health Plan TX Super
  • Cigna
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • First Care Select
  • First Care Select Plus HMO
  • Friday Gold (On Exchange) – TX
  • HCSC BCBS TX MyBlue Health HMO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar EPO TX
  • Oscar Insurance TX
  • Oscar Insurance TX Choice Individual
  • Oscar Insurance TX Select Individual
  • Scott and White
  • Scott and White PPO
  • Select
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • UHC Individual Exchange Benefit Plan TX
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • United Healthcare
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Certifications and Licensure

Dr. Jeffrey Higginbotham, MD has a certification in Pain Management through the American Board of Anesthesiology.



He is an excellent doctor, he sat down and listened and explained everything and he didn’t rush you and he really wants to understand you and help you feel better!

— Stacey K.

First time seeing this Dr and he was amazing! It’s really helpful and a relief when a Dr is proactive and sits and works a plan out . He listened too my concerns and needs as a patient and was an excellent communicator.

— Marylou H.

Dr. Jeffrey Higginbotham sees patients at the Advanced Pain Care center in Bastrop. To make an appointment with Dr. Higginbotham, please call 512-244-427 or email [email protected], or schedule an appointment online. You can also fax Dr. Higginbotham at 512-244-2895.