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Ryan Jacobs, M.D.

Ryan Jacobs MD
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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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Specialist Bio

Dr. Ryan Jacobs is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, board eligible in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He has subspecialty training in non-surgical musculoskeletal care, medical management of pain, and interventional diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including minimally invasive surgical treatment of chronic pain.

He specializes in the treatment of pain stemming from a variety of conditions, including head and neck pain, back pain, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, joint pain related to osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, spinal compression fractures, sciatica, herniated disc, sports- and work-related injuries, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer, and shingles-related nerve pain.

Dr. Jacobs strives to provide care that is thoughtful, compassionate, and individualized to patient-driven goals. As the treatment of chronic pain is often complex and multifactorial, he seeks to establish a bond with each of his patients based on mutual respect, honesty and open communication.

Dr. Jacobs is committed to the use of interventional techniques to help minimize medication usage and reduce or prolong the need for major surgery. His research on these topics has been featured on the cover of Pain Medicine News. In addition, he has extensive training in implantable nerve stimulators, medication delivery systems, and interspinous spacer devices.  He has particular interest in the use Dorsal Root Ganglion stimulation for the treatment of focal pain conditions including chronic regional pain syndrome, post surgical pain, and pelvic floor pain.

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Non-surgical musculoskeletal care
  • Medical management of pain
  • Interventional diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including implantable devices

Philosophy of Care

“As a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, I believe structure and function are deeply interrelated. Using both interventional and non-interventional approaches, I seek to provide my patients with a comprehensive, personalized plan to restore function in the short term with a long term focus on prevention.”

Affiliations and Associations

  • American Society of lnterventional Pain Physicians
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • American Society for Regional Anesthesiologists (ASRA)
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
  • North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)
  • North American Spine Society (NASS)


  • Fellowship — Pain Medicine. Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Residency — Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Internship — Internal Medicine. Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • Medical School — Doctor of Medicine. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Master’s Degree — Biomedical Technology. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, Rockford, Illinois