Physicians Hearing Center at ENTcare

"Specializing in Life-Changing Hearing Healthcare"
Open now! 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
4300 W Main St Ste 403 Dothan, AL 36305
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Clinic staff

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Julie Ann Rikard

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Your Hearing Network

Dr. Rikard earned her doctorate in Audiology from the University of Arizona, and she has been employed with ENTcare for the past 20 years.  As director of Physicians Hearing Center, she has led her team to be awarded one of the largest practice in the US for the past ten years by the American Hearing Aid Association.  Julie Ann believes in making a difference in people's lives through building relationships with each person and providing the highest level of care.  She does this by focusing on each person's individual needs.  Following a comprehensive evaluation, Dr. Rikard personalizes a care plan to meet each individual's specific hearing healthcare requirements and lifestyle.

This provider has NPI #1770750457 and is licensed in Alabama (#0856a).
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Rodney Brannan


Dr. Brannan earned his degree in May of 2017 at the University of South Alabama.  Dr. Brannan was inspired to pursue a career in Audiology because of family members who have struggled with hearing impairment.  Rodney is uniquely equipped to understand what his patients are experiencing due to his own battle with hearing loss and hearing aids.  He damaged his hearing while on the firing range, serving with the National Guard.  Dr. Brannan believes that education leads to a person's success.  He spends extra time with each patient to make sure they understand the results of his evaluation and personalized care.  Dr. Brannan specializes in transitioning individuals from hearing loss to successful hearing aid users!

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Blakely Ellis

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Your Hearing Network

Dr. Ellis earned her degree from Auburn University in 2012.  She is our newest addition to the Physicians Hearing Center team.  She was born and raised in Troy, AL, and Physicians Hearing Center is excited to grow the practice with an audiologist who has a lot of experience and is thoroughly educated.  Dr. Ellis has eight years of clinical experience, including a background in an ENT setting and specialty work with Children's Hospital in Birmingham, AL.  As a new resident of the wiregrass area, she looks forward to serving the community by providing patients with the best hearing healthcare available. 

This provider has NPI #1730506346 and is licensed in Alabama (#1098a).

Clinic reviews

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Read 43 verified patient reviews for Physicians Hearing Center at ENTcare! Their average review score is 5 () from 43 reviews.

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“I have been wearing hearing aids for 20 years. My most recent pair from Physicians Hearing Center are the best technology I have ever experienced. I can truly hear and understand. I highly recommend seeing one of their doctors. ”

of Dothan, AL   
09/01/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Physicians Hearing Center has been a life changer for our family. Both my parents can hear now, and the grandkids enjoy visiting with them again. Thank you so much!”

of Dothan, AL   
07/14/2020    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

“Wonderful receptionist and great hearing doctors. ”

of Wing, AL   
03/16/2020    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“My experience was very nice, happy, wanting to help. ”

of Cottonwood, AL   
03/16/2020    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Very helpful and informative. Great group! ”

of Bonifay, FL   
02/24/2020    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

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Clinic details

About this hearing center

Physicians Hearing Center, a division of ENTcare, is your healthy hearing resource. For over 35 years, our team of ENT physicians and doctors of audiology have been providing patients the best hearing health care possible. Our talented staff consists of three otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctors), three audiologists, a certified nurse practitioner, and a caring support team. Whenever we see that medical treatment is necessary, we immediately notify one of our physicians. This allows for the most comprehensive hearing healthcare care in the tri-state area.  Physicians Hearing Center has been locally awarded the Best Hearing Aid Provider for the past 20 years!

Hearing care services

Physicians Hearing Center provides the following services:

  • comprehensive hearing evaluations for children and adults
  • newborn hearing screenings
  • tinnitus evaluations
  • earwax removal
  • hearing loss counseling
  • hearing aid evaluations
  • real-ear verification testing (REM)
  • hearing aid sales
  • assistive listening devices
  • custom hearing protection
  • ear molds and swim molds
  • custom musicians plugs


Hours of operation

Monday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Tuesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Wednesday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Thursday8:00 am - 5:00 pm
by appointment
Friday8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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.