As Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, Dr. Antonio Gamboa is responsible for the overall corporate strategy and growth of Curana Health. In this position, Dr. Gamboa leads business development for our medical group and Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans. He also oversees marketing, strategy, and business analytics.
Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, Dr. Gamboa later attended the University of Texas at El Paso, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. In 2001, he completed his medical school studies at the University of Texas at Galveston, then left Texas to complete his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2015, he returned to the University of Texas at Austin to complete his Executive Master of Business Administration.
Prior to transitioning his focus to the exclusive service of senior residents, Dr. Gamboa worked as a hospitalist in Austin, Texas where he met Dr. Paula Requeijo. Together, they established a legacy practice called Elite Patient Care in 2010, which would later serve as the foundation for the formation of the Curana Health Medical Group.
Dr. Gamboa served as the President and lead operator for the newly formed clinical practice until his recent transition into the Chief of Growth and Innovation. During his tenure, as CEO and President he successfully helped to establish the second largest Post-Acute and Long-Term Care independent practice in the US.
- Acute Care Hospitalist (multiple locations)
- CEO, and Co-Founder of Elite Patient Care
- Certified Medical Director for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Communities