About Dr. Khan

Dr. M. Ali Khan enjoys a reputation as a skilled comprehensive Interventional Pain Physician. He is double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties and American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Khan is the founder of Texas Pain and Spine Physicians, an organization dedicated to providing optimal care for pain patients.

He is the former Medical Director of Ochsner’s Community Pain Program in New Orleans, LA. At Ochsner (US News Top Hospitals) he was instrumental in educating other physicians, Pain fellows, Residents (Ochsner/Tulane/LSU), mid level providers, and managing/developing community pain clinics and staff during his time in New Orleans.

Dr. Khan’s practice is defined by experience, honesty, and skill. As a result of his prestigious training and his tireless commitment to patients and their families, Dr. Khan has become a leader in the field of Pain Medicine.

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Dr. Khan has been named one of Austin’s Top Doctors for three years in a row (2017-2019) by Austin Monthly and Castle Connolly. Their website details how the Top Doctors are selected, part of which is quoted below:

“Austin Monthly’s Top Doctors are selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company founded in 1991 by a former medical college board chairman and president to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals. Castle Connolly’s physician-led team of researchers follows a rigorous screening process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels. Careful screening of doctors’ educational and professional experience is essential before final selection is made among those physicians most highly regarded by their peers. The result: Castle Connolly identifies the top doctors in America and provides you, the consumer, with detailed information about their education, training, and special expertise.”

About Our Team

Texas Pain and Spine Physicians is a comprehensive pain management medical practice. Our practice is committed to improving our patients’ quality of life and relieving their chronic pain.

Using a variety of diagnostic and state-of-the-art treatment methods, we help patients achieve their goals. We locate the source of your pain, then focus on evidence-based treatment options to relieve it.

Our mission is simple: provide optimal care and dedicated pain relief for all patients.

The Texas Pain and Spine Physicians team smiling in a row at the office
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Lead Medical Assistant

Audrey is the Lead Medical Assistant at our esteemed practice, where she has diligently served alongside Dr. Khan for two years. With a passion for healthcare and a commitment to excellence, Audrey is an aspiring Physician Assistant specializing in women’s health, pediatrics, or mental health.

A proud graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Audrey was an active member of the Pre-Physician Assistant Society, where she honed her skills and cultivated her dedication to providing compassionate care. With a strong foundation in medical assistance and a drive to further her education, Audrey is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of patients and their families.

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Medical Assistant
Alexandra, a vital member of our team, serves as a medical assistant, bringing her expertise and passion for healthcare to our practice. With a background in biology and research experience at Yale Hospital, where she authored multiple papers on aortic aneurysms, Alexandra’s commitment to understanding medical complexities is evident. Her aspiration to become a physician assistant specializing in geriatric care underscores her dedication to providing compassionate and comprehensive healthcare.
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Physician Assistant

Hana is a graduate of UT Austin with a Masters degree in Public Health. She joined our practice in 2020 and has loved getting to know our patients. She is dedicated to providing excellent care and is excited for a career as a physician assistant.

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Front Desk Receptionist
Rhiannon serves as our front desk receptionist,  and is a native Austinite. She lives here with her son, who both enjoy spending their time outdoors with their dogs. She enjoys getting to know new people, and finding local restaurants to explore. She has been in the medical field for 11 years.