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.
Summer Urbanczyk is the Chief Nursing Officer at Advanced Pain Care. She currently uses her leadership and healthcare background to manage three ambulatory surgery centers and the neuromodulation department.
Summer obtained her undergraduate degree at West Texas A&M University in 2010. She is a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2016 where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing. With over 10 years of healthcare experience, Summer joined the Advanced Pain Care team as a nurse practitioner in the interventional pain management division. Summer utilized her management skills to successfully transition into administration where she supervises over 100 personnel and is responsible for the day-to-day clinical operations. Her responsibilities include patient and staff placement, quality improvement, training, consulting managers, and strategic planning and reporting. She has been an integral part in the growth of the ambulatory surgery centers where her team of physicians are paving the way with outpatient spinal cord stimulation and total joint replacements.
Summer is a mom of three children who keep her busy. In her free time, she enjoys travel, skiing, and spending time at the lake with her husband and children.