Meet Our Staff

Dr. Michael E. Tschickardt

Michael Tschickardt, M.D.

Dr. Michael Tschickardt was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He attended the University of South Florida in Tampa for his undergraduate studies and medical school. Upon graduating in 1998, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Tschickardt continued postgraduate training with three years of Anesthesiology residency at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and realized his calling was in the subspecialty of Interventional Pain Medicine. He went on to complete a further year of fellowship training in Pain Medicine at Wake Forest University.

Dr. Tschickardt then moved to Corpus Christi where he has practiced interventional pain medicine since 2003. Dr. Tschickardt is board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He devotes his entire practice to pain management, which is the treatment of painful conditions utilizing the latest interventional treatment options and medications.

When Dr. Tschickardt isn’t serving Coastal Bend area residents dealing with chronic pain, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sherrie, and their three children Jonathan, Joshua, and Haley. He is a huge Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan and also enjoys fishing, boating, and skiing.


Madeline Benavidez, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Hailing from San Luis Obispo, California, Maddie Benavidez, FNP-C moved to Corpus Christi in 2014. She attended University of Detroit Mercy for her BSN and worked as a RN for 3 years before deciding to pursue her Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN degree at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Maddie has been a part of our Coastal Bend Family for 4 years and is excited to keep providing excellent patient care to our Coastal Bend residents.


When Maddie is not helping our patients improve their quality of life, she enjoys spending time traveling and soaking up the sun with her husband, Albert, daughter, Olivia and son, Ben.


Jason Baney, FNP-C

Jason has been a Texas board certified family nurse practitioner since 2009, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner in Minnesota, and has been a registered nurse since 2000.  His clinical experience includes pain medicine, rheumatology, family practice, and critical care.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in nursing from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, his Master of Nursing degree from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and has been accepted to the College of St. Scholastica Doctoral of Nursing Practice distance learning program.

            Jason has special interests in medical and nursing continuing education, spinal cord neuromodulation therapy, and ultrasound guided musculoskeletal interventions.  He enjoys reading, jazz drumming, surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, traveling in his spare time, and particularly enjoys working with and serving the patients and staff of Coastal Bend Pain Medicine.

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