Antonio Calderon, MD, BC-HIS

Avada Hearing Care Centers, operating subsidiary of Hearing Healthcare Management Inc, Louisville, Ky, has hired Antonio Calderon, MD, BC-HIS, as the new personnel development director.

Calderon has more than 17 years of experience in the hearing instruments industry. He has performed virtually all functions within the business, including, being licensed  as hearing instrument specialist, an open house specialist, personnel and training director for several large franchisees, and business development director at the corporate level. Calderon is a licensed pediatrics doctor.

Calderon has had a hearing loss from an early age, so he is personally attuned to hearing instrumentation, its limitations, and benefits.

Calderon will concentrate on improving the skills and performance of Avada clinicians and providing standardized training and education platforms for the newly acquired businesses that Avada brings on board.

Avada operates more than 270 hearing health care centers nationwide, and is founded, owned, and operated by hearing professionals with 350-plus years of senior management experience in patient care and advanced practice management.