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.
Kristy Markell, P.A.-C. completed her undergraduate degree at Auburn University and graduated with honors with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Ms. Markell has been working in the field of Pain Management since 2010 working in Huntsville, Alabama prior to moving to Austin, TX in July 2013. She joined Advanced Pain Care in July 2019. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Central Texas Physician Assistant Society.
In her spare time, Ms. Markell enjoys singing, theater, reading, and yoga. She also likes to travel and spend quality time with her friends and family.
She enjoys getting to know her patients and finding the best treatment plan for them to improve their function and quality of life.