Jacob E. Abraham, M.D.
Founder - Advanced Interventional Pain Mgmt
Dr. Abraham completed his training in Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville,TN. He grew up in Georgia where he obtained a BS in Microbiology at the University of Georgia. He obtained his medical degree (MD) at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Abraham moved to Arkansas in the mid-1990's and has been practicing pain management in the Hot Springs area since 1996.
Dr. Abraham's focus of practice is minimally invasive, nonsurgical procedures under x-ray guidance to reduce patient's chronic spine related pain. Some of the common procedures include epidural steroids, sacroiliac joint injections, facet joint injections, radiofrequency facet nerve ablations, genicular nerve ablations for chronic knee pain and spinal cord stimulators.
Dr. Abraham is a member of the Arkansas Medical Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Academy of Pain Medicine and the International Spine Intervention Society. He is Board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine.
Mo Khan, M.D.
Mohammed I. Khan, MD joins us from HealthCare Express Pain Management in Texarkana, Texas where he served for the past three years as Medical Director. Prior to this Dr. Khan served as Medical Director at Pinnacle Pain Center in Washington State. He was raised in Dallas, Texas and is a Dallas Cowboys fan. He received his doctorate of medicine from Texas Tech University where he received several awards. At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center he completed his Interventional Pain Management Fellowship in addition to serving as the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Khan is double Board-certified in Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine and Pain Management. His special interests in medicine include interventional pain management as well as multimodal treatments for acute and chronic pain conditions. In his free time Dr. Khan enjoys golfing, being outdoors and spending time with baby daughter, Saffa, and his wife Dr. Asma S. Khan who has recently joined CHI St. Vincent’s Family medicine group.
Chris A. Jarvis, APRN-BC/MSC
Chris is a native Arkansan who grew up in and graduated from Kirby High School in Kirby, Arkansas. He served almost four years in the U.S. Air Force after high school serving in Germany, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates. In 1995, he began working for the Little Rock Police Department. While at LRPD he completed the paramedic program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also served an additional three years in the Arkansas Air National Guard. Chris attended nursing school at Baptist Health College of Nursing. He spent several years working as a Registered Nurse and nursing supervisor in the Emergency Departments at Southwest Regional Medical Center, UAMS, and Saline Memorial Hospital. He completed the Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Walden University and is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Chris holds the following degrees:
- Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Sciences from UAMS
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UALR
- Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University
- Currently completing the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from UAMS
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his children. He also volunteered for over 20 years as a Fire Fighter/Paramedic and currently serves with the Turtle Creek Fire Department in Saline County.
Kikanwa Osih APRN FNP-C
Kika received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Little Rock, Arkansas in 2009. She worked for 9 years at UAMS as a Registered Nurse on various units. She spent the last 5 years working at the bedside on a hematology/oncology and transplant unit where she saw first hand the effect pain has on many aspects of patient's life. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Arkansas State University(ASTATE), Jonesboro, Arkansas in 2018 She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to joining Advanced Interventional Pain Management, she worked at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute as a Nurse Practitioner. She has called Arkansas home for over 14 years. She enjoys going to the movies, spending quality time with friends and family, especially her husband and kids.
Marylie P. Buckoski, APRN, MSN-FNPc BSN
Marylie finished her Masters of Science in Nursing with specialization Family Nurse Practitioner at South University on April 2018. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a certified medical examiner of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Marylie had been a nurse for 14 years specializing in Critical Care, Telemetry and Nursing Education. She was born in the Philippines and finished her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2005 as an Academic Awardee. She had worked in various health and academic institutions in the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and USA. Prior to Advanced Interventional Pain Management, Marylie worked as an Adjunct Faculty of the Baptist Health College of Nursing in Little Rock and a Staff Nurse/Charge Nurse at Telemetry and Intensive Care Unit in Baptist Health and CHI St Vincent in Little Rock. She started her career as a nurse practitioner at Logistic Health Incorporated as medical examiner for army reserves in different military camps in Arkansas and later on joined as a part time NP at the Baptist Health Urgent Care. She has attended and participated in various conferences both local and international and was able to publish 2 international studies.
She resides in Little Rock with her husband Erik and daughter, Margarette. Her hobbies include watching movies, golfing and outdoor activities, such as hiking and camping. She also loves to travel around the world to meet new people, and to appreciate their culture and history.
Peggy Wren APRN
Peggy, is a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and currently licensed to practice in the state of Arkansas with special interests in Family Care and Pain Management. Peggy graduated from University of Kansas with BSN and obtained Masters of Nursing in Family Practice from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Her previous experience includes a strong background working in primary and critical care nursing. She is married with 3 children and has a passion for outdoor sports and traveling. She believes in developing strong relationships, in order to provide personalized care, tailored to meet each patient's specific needs.
New Practice Location
Pain Treatment Centers of America
2100 N. Stateline
Texarkana, AR 71854
"A transparent relationship with the patient has always been important to me. The patients who experience great success from their treatment with us and can now do things they haven't been able to do in years, that's what makes our specialty so amazing! It's all about improving their quality of life." Kayla Hulsey, Practice Manager
Kayla began her career in the medical field ten years ago when she enlisted as an active duty Medic in the United States Army. She later completed an Associate of Applied Science and an Associate of Arts with emphasis in business fundamentals. Prior to pain management, she worked in psychiatry, addiction medicine, and emergency.
Kayla is a single mom to Jackson and Memphis and enjoys spending time with them during her free time. Her other interests include sports, traveling, working out, and hitting the lake during the summer.
Heather Moreland joined Advanced Interventional Pain in January of 2019 as the Clinical Director of the Ambulatory Surgery Center.
She graduated with her Associate’s degree in 2010 from National Park Community College.Prior to Advanced Interventional Pain, she worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baptist in Little Rock, Spring Creek Surgery Center, and St Vincent Medical Center. She was able to develop her nursing skills as well as leadership abilities. She has a passion for caring for people.
While managing the surgery center is her primary job function by day, she also enjoys watching her three children grow. Heather resides in Malvern with her husband, Don and her three kids, Austin, Dylan, and Katie.