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Matt Ayala

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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. <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.

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Matt Ayala is a Family Nurse Practitioner in Amarillo, TX. He obtained a Master’s of Science in Nursing from West Texas A&M in 2019, and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to 2019, he obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from West Texas A&M.

Matt has 7 years of experience in critical care. As an RN, he worked in roles at the bedside and as a charge nurse. His most recent role was in Cardiothoracic surgery as a Nurse Practitioner. In this role, he cared for patients with heart conditions; mainly adults and geriatrics. He is currently a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Matt enjoys constantly learning and continue to stay up to date on current modalities. He is looking forward to caring for patients in a different setting and believes every patient deserves high quality care.

In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife of 4 years and his 3 children. He also loves to watch sports and enjoys downtime with family and friends.