Julie Ann Rikard
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.
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!
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.
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“I had put off an audiologist visit for almost a decade. My first experience with Dr. Rikard has been a life-changer. My family, as well as I, are totally satisfied with your product. Thank you. ”
“Had my hearing checked for the first time!! The doctors are very informative and knowledgeable. I will definitely be back! ”
“It was great. ”
“Awesome! Love this group!!”
“Very pleased with the service and attention. ”
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
|Monday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Thursday||8:00 am - 5:00 pm |
|Friday||8:00 am - 12:00 pm |
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details