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.
Shagufta earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2011. She worked as a RN in both Medical/Surgical and Cardiac Units. As an RN, she held positions as a charge nurse and nurse preceptor. Her passion for nursing and teaching led her to also work as a Clinical Nursing Assistant with Austin Community College and The University of Texas at Austin between 2012-2014. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Texas State University.
Shagufta joined the Advanced Pain Care team in 2016. She 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. Shagufta’s goal is to help patients improve their quality of life and functionality.
She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, photography, and baking.