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.
Kohlbe Thomas, PA-C was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Denver, and graduated with a Masters of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ms. Thomas moved to Austin, TX in October 2019, and she worked in Psychiatry prior to transitioning to Pain Management and Orthopedics in 2022. She joined Advanced Pain Care in June of 2023.
In her spare time, Ms. Thomas enjoys swimming, reading, archery, cooking, traveling, hiking with her dogs, and spending time with friends and family.
She employs a holistic approach to treating her patients, encouraging them to optimize their lifestyle and mental well being, in addition to providing guidance on medication and other interventions to improve quality of life.