Konen and Associates

The Premier Pain Medicine Group of North Texas

Is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She began her career in health care  in 2005 as a RN with an Associates degree in Nursing from Grayson County college in Sherman Texas. As a nurse,  she worked in different acute care settings including Cardiology, Oncology, ENT, Internal Medicine, Colon and urology surgeries. She later went on and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing,  in which she graduated with honors in 2009 and a Master of Science in Nursing from  Texas Woman University in 2014.  Marcy is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing.

Her extensive training and broad nursing experience makes her a valuable team member at our Pain management clinic

Brian Flanagan, M.D. is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Tulane University Medical School.  He received his post-doctoral training at Baylor University Medical Center and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  He completed his fellowship training in interventional pain management at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, Texas.  Dr. Flanagan is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and board certified in Pain Medicine.  He has been named one of the best doctors in Dallas by D Magazine and also by US News World Report.  He has been in practice for 15 years.  He is well respected by both his patients and other physicians for his ability to treat a wide array of painful conditions.  He has helped thousands of patients improve their quality of life for the long term.

Brian Flanagan, M.D.

Merceline Obuong FNP-C  (Marcy).

Andrew Konen, M.D.


Dr. Andrew Konen, M.D.  founded Konen and Associates PA, pain management group in 1999.  The group is recognized as one of the premier pain management practices in the country.  Their primary location is at the Baylor Center for Pain Management in downtown Dallas, Texas.  Baylor University Medical Center is the largest private teaching hospital in the country.  Dr. Konen is recognized as one of the foremost experts in interventional pain management treatment options.  He has developed new techniques and treatment strategies for chronic intractable headaches and has been recognized many years over as a D Magazine top physician in his specialty.  He has also been selected by the consumer research Council of America as one of the top physicians in America by reports from his own patients.


He is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he graduated with honors.  He received his medical degree from the Texas A&M College of Medicine with post-doctoral training at Baylor University Medical Center and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in anesthesiology and pain management.  Dr. Konen was accepted into the premier fellowship training program, directly after residency, at Texas Tech University Medical Center.  He studied under doctors Gabor Racz, Sr. and Prithvi Raj D., the founding fathers of the specialty of pain management. 


In medical school he received the Bard Parker award for the most outstanding surgical student achieving the top percentile on standardized examination.  During internship, he received the J. Billy Wood award for most outstanding intern.  He was elected as chief resident by his peers during residency training and was chosen as a citizen of the month by KRLD radio station.


He has published many articles and developed new techniques especially in the area of headache management.  He was the first to describe and publish an article regarding the reflex from the interaction between the trigeminal nerve and the sphenopalatine ganglion.


Dr. Konen is the medical director for the Baylor Center for Pain Management.  He is a clinical professor of pain management for Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine where he regularly teaches the medical students and residents at Baylor University Medical Center the current therapies and advances in pain management.  He also serves as a hedge fund advisor for mid-cap biotech and research firms.  He developed the first and only commercially available natural and herbal liquid pain relief supplement.

Sarah Byers, MSN, RN, FNP-C 

Amanda Toye, M.D.


Dr. Amanda Toye M.D.  graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry, and then obtained her Medical Doctorate at Oklahoma University College of Medicine.  Following graduation, she completed both internship and residency in Anesthesiology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.  Interested in improving patient's lives who suffer from chronic pain, Dr. Toye then pursued an Interventional Pain Management fellowship at Wake Forest University in North Carolina under the guidance of Dr. Richard Rauck.
 

Dr. Toye is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and subspecialty-boarded in Pain Medicine. She utilizes an individual approach to each patient's pain to help them live the best function possible. Dr. Toye is interested in helping patients with pain from different process including complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathic pain,  autoimmune / inflammatory pain and myofascial pain.  Dr. Toye believes in treatments and therapies which help improve function and employ cognitive behavioral therapy to help treat the whole patient.

 

David Keelen, M.D.


Dr. David Keelen, M.D., a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and subspecialty boarded  in  pain medicine, has joined the staff of Konen and Associates and Baylor Center for Pain Management with offices in Dallas and Frisco, Texas.

One of only a handful of physicians in the country uniquely trained in intrathecal therapy with a micro dosing strategy, Dr. Keelen offers patients with chronic pain an array of treatment options to help restore their quality of life with long-term success.

He attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, where he graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 grade point average in cellular and molecular biology. He then pursued his medical training at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas, where he graduated as a Doctor of Medicine. He then completed his internship and residency in anesthesiology at UTMB and is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology. He completed his training with a fellowship in interventional pain medicine at UTMB.

He is a specialist in the treatment of numerous pain syndromes including chronic neck and back pain, post-laminectomy syndrome, nerve pain, arthritis and muscular pain. Dr. Keelen is dedicated to the success of his patients. He is a compassionate physician who believes in a goal-directed approach to management. He treats each patient as an individual and tailors their therapy accordingly. 

About Us

Our mission is to provide the highest quality comprehensive care for each of our patients.  Every patient gets treated with the same compassion and bedside manner that we would use for a member of our own family.  A patient's understanding of his or her diagnosis, prognosis and plan of care is of utmost importance in their long term success.   At Konen and Associates, we believe in improving patient's lives that suffer from pain.


Each physician is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and sub-specialty boarded in Pain Medicine.  Our board-certified nurse practitioners always consult with the attending physician prior to working with each patient in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times.  Patient's always have the final choice in their care and who they chose to follow up with.


To schedule an appointment, please call: 214.820.7246.