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Laura Brynestad

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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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Laura Brynestad

Laura Brynestad

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Laura earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX in 2006. She has worked as a critical care RN for 7 years in both Medical/Surgical ICUs and Coronary Care Units. As an RN, she held positions as a charge nurse and nurse preceptor. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL in 2013. Laura is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has 3 years of experience in pain management and has also worked as a nurse practitioner in Hospital Medicine and Cardiovascular Surgery.

Laura finds it a privilege to get to know her patients and walk them through chronic illnesses by providing education and a multi-disciplinary approach to treatment. Laura’s goal is to help patients improve their quality of life and functionality.

Laura moved to the Austin area in 2015 and resides in Georgetown with her husband and two boys, ages 6 and 2. She enjoys her family time as well as traveling, live music, and interior decorating.