Center For Better Hearing

"We listen so you can hear"
Closed today. Opens Mon at 9:00 am.
190 El Cerrito Plaza El Cerrito, CA 94530
Your Hearing Network

Clinic staff


Gregory Free


Gregory Free is a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist.

This provider is licensed in California (#HA3689).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Paragon Home Resources, Summit Township, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, Pruitt Medicare, AMAC, Highmark Employee Discount , Care and Save Discount Prg, Lake Medical Imaging, MCAS, AARP-HearUSA, Metra, HealthPass, Senior Provider Network, Union Reporter, Hearing Care Solutions, Perkspot, Heavy and Highway, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, OCCM, PEHP, Jordan Furniture, Steamfitters Local 449, Northwood, AAA, CAP, LECOM, Federal Employee Program, Harmony Hearing, Unified Hearing, Homelink and Advanced Hearing Providers.

James Crane

This provider is licensed in California (#7523).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: PEHP, Harmony Hearing, HealthPass, OCCM, Lake Medical Imaging, Care and Save Discount Prg, Homelink, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, LECOM, Pruitt Medicare, Perkspot, Jordan Furniture, Heavy and Highway, Steamfitters Local 449, AAA, CAP, Metra, Unified Hearing, Union Reporter, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, Paragon Home Resources, Federal Employee Program, AMAC, Northwood, Senior Provider Network, Summit Township, Advanced Hearing Providers, Highmark Employee Discount and MCAS.

Suzanne Baptiste

This provider is licensed in California (#7772).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Advanced Hearing Providers, Federal Employee Program, Jordan Furniture, Northwood, Steamfitters Local 449, AAA, Homelink, Unified Hearing, CAP, OCCM, Plumber and Pipefitter 803, AARP-HearUSA, LECOM, Paragon Home Resources, Summit Township, AMAC, Senior Provider Network, Pruitt Medicare, Perkspot, PEHP, Highmark Employee Discount , HealthPass, Lake Medical Imaging, Harmony Hearing, Metra, Plumber and Pipefitter 295, Heavy and Highway, Union Reporter, MCAS, Care and Save Discount Prg and Hearing Care Solutions.

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Read 1 verified patient review for Center For Better Hearing! Their review score was 5 () from 1 review.

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“I got my first hearing aids in 2009, which was not a good choice for me. I didn’t know there was a difference in hearing aid specialists. In 2011, I was tested again by my doctor and it was recommended that I not return to the first one but go to Center for Better Hearing in El Cerrito. The difference was a vast improvement, much more professional and great care was given the adjustments. Unfortunately my hearing itself continued to degrade and adjustments always made to accommodate the change in my hearing range, which was not much and the hearing aids had become pretty much useless. Tests showed that I had lost all of my low range of hearing, and there were no hearing aids on the market strong enough to work for me. Now my only option was cochlear implants. I met with Suzanne, who worked at Better Hearing and she agreed, there was nothing that would work but there was one company that may help me and she ordered them. She worked tirelessly making adjustments getting me sound where there was a blank space in my ears. I could now hear the words on TV, which I had not been able to do for a year or more. I am so grateful to her for her diligence and persistence. I know another company would have given up on me long ago. I’m also grateful to the doctor that suggested I go to Center for Better Hearing. ”

of Rodeo, CA   
08/26/2017    Review submitted online
5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

Center For Better Hearing is a company with a mission to distinguish itself from other competitors by focusing on developing leading edge, better hearing help for all levels, high technology products, and catering to hard-to-fit patients. Center For Better Hearing Aids offers a wide range of hearing instruments and related equipment throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and California State. Whether you're just browsing or looking for specific information, Center Hearing offers something of interest for everyone! Explore our website to see the latest in digital technology, or discover how the new hearing aids are going to change the way hearing aids look, feel and sound.

Clinic services

  • Free hearing evaluation
  • Free consultation following your evaluation to determine the best solution for your specific needs
  • Assistive listening device sales and service
  • Video otoscopy 
  • 60 day trial period with all recommended hearing products, with 100% refundable if not satisfied
  • Repairs and maintenance of most makes and models
  • Batteries for most makes and models
  • Regular updates 
  • Annual information seminars to introduce to new products


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Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment
Thursday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment
Friday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment
Saturday9:00 am - 5:30 pm
by appointment

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Accepted forms of payment

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  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Debit
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.