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.
Jessica Simon earned her undergraduate from the University of Texas Arlington. Before entering her current career, she worked as a RN for 11 years in both Medical/Surgical and Nephrology. As an RN, she has held several leadership positions as a charge nurse and Nurse Educator. She has gone on to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Arlington. She achieved national board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner with The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, she is also a professional member of the American Nurses Association.
Jessica finds pleasure in seeing patients persevere when faced with challenging health illness and knowing that each day provides another opportunity for healing. She consistently seeks learning opportunities and educating herself about ways to enhance her level of understanding that will ultimately impact the level of care she provides.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and four boys. She enjoys reading, cooking, and being outdoors during family activities. Although she is a New Orleans native, Waco has been home since 2008 and has given her the opportunity to enjoy the easiness life has to offer.