Gulf Coast Hearing Centers - Niceville

"When you think of hearing aids, think of Gulf Coast Hearing!"
4400 Hwy 20 East Ste 211 Niceville, FL 32578

Clinic staff


Kaiytlin Locke

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Your Hearing Network

Kaitlyn joined the GCH team as a receptionist in August 2015. Having graduated from the University of South Florida in the spring of 2014, she was looking to get her foot in the door of our industry, and the perfect opportunity presented itself in the Panama City office. After a short time she began training through IHS and obtained her HAS license in September 2016. Kaitlyn is a born and raised resident of Holmes County where she spends as much time as possible outside with her family and animals. She is happy to be seeing patients at the Panama City and Niceville offices.


James Dame

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Your Hearing Network

Mr. Dame has been dispensing hearing aids since 1982 and was first licensed in the state of Georgia, working in Thomasville and Valdosta. In October, 1984, he became licensed in Florida, working in Tallahassee. In March, 1986, he joined Hearing Centers of America, based in Clearwater, FL and managed the store located in the Sarasota Square Mall for three (3) years. In November, 1989, the opportunity to own his own practice presented itself. Thus, in November, 1989, he moved his family to Panama City, FL and purchased Gulf Coast Hearing Centers, Inc.. The past 30+ years has brought many wonderful experiences and the pleasure of helping thousands of hearing impaired individuals lead a more satisfactory life.

This provider has NPI #1003846528 and is licensed in Florida (#AS1565).

Timothy Smith

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Your Hearing Network
This provider has NPI #1467592501 and is licensed in Florida (#AS3989).

Kendra Regan

Office Manager

Kendra is from Bossier City Louisiana and has lived in Niceville for two years. She is married to an Active Duty Air Force Member and has two beautiful daughters. They have been assigned to multiple duty stations which includes; MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa Japan, and Scott Air Force Base in Mascoutah, Illinois.  Her passion includes hiking, visiting theme parks, and spending time with family.

Kendra joined the GCHC team as Office Manager in 2017.  She has over 10 years of customer service experience combined with 6 years working in Human Resources field.  She is devoted in her work and values everyone that visit our Niceville Office.  Her goal is to assist all patients with their individual hearing needs.


Clinic reviews

Read 33 verified patient reviews for Gulf Coast Hearing Centers - Niceville! Their average review score is 4.97 () from 33 reviews.

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“Very nice people. Enjoy my visits. ”

of Niceville, FL   
11/08/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“I was tested by Kaitlyn Locke, HAS, she was very good and ran several tests. She is very polite. ”

of Valparaiso, FL   
08/26/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Mr. Dame was very professional and explained options. A big help. ”

of Crestview, FL   
08/06/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Individuals were professional, knowledgeable and most of all, caring. Was treated as a valued customer and not just a number. Would most definitely recommend GCH to others. ”

of Crestview, FL   
04/30/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“It is one of the greatest places I've been to. Everyone is so nice and friendly. And also very useful and helpful to me. Oh, God! I love this place so much. God bless. ”

of Niceville, FL   
04/29/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

At Gulf Coast Hearing Centers, helping you hear better is our top priority. We value the trust that our patients place in us and enjoy a reputation of honesty and integrity. We have helped the people of of Bay County and the surrounding areas hear better since 1982.  We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones.

We work in full cooperation with your physician and as a full-service hearing aid dispensary, we feature the latest digital hearing aids from Oticon and Phonak.  We also carry a complete line of accessories and assistive listening devices to make life more enjoyable.

We have three locations to serve you better:

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Panama City 2232 Saint Andrews Blvd Panama City, FL 32405

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Fort Walton Beach 906 Mar Walt Dr Fort Walton Beach FL, 32547

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Niceville 4400 Florida 20 E, Suite 211 Niceville, FL 32578

Call today for your free hearing test and begin your journey to better hearing.

Clinic services

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers offer a full range of hearing services, including:

  • Hearing testing and audiometry
  • Ear impressions
  • Hearing aid sales and fittings – all styles and technology levels
  • 30 day hearing aid trials
  • Hearing aid education and counseling
  • Hearing aid services: cleaning, checking, maintenance, repairs, accessories

Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SaturdayOpen by appointment

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Accepted forms of payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
Disclaimer: This clinic profile is for general information purposes only. Financial aid and insurance coverage can vary widely by policy and should be verified with the provider before services are rendered.