Professional Speech & Hearing

40 SW 12th St Ste 201C Ocala, FL 34471

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(352) 877-3771

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We are OPEN for appointments and are following the CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid19.

Staff

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Patricia Taft,
MA, CCC-A/SLP

Audiologist

Patricia Taft is a licensed audiologist and speech Language pathologist who holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is a member of the Florida Speech Language Hearing Association. She has been helping her patients achieve their hearing goals for over two decades and specializes in diagnosing and treating hearing loss emphasizing in audiological rehabilitation. 

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Tabatha McCallum,
AuD, CCC-A

Audiologist

Tabitha McCallum is a licensed audiologist who earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and a doctorate in audiology from the University of South Florida. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and joined our practice in 2010. Dr. McCallum specializes in diagnosing hearing disorders as well as tinnitus masking device programming. 

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Kathryn Rehse,
AuD

Audiologist

Kathryn Rehse received her Master's of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Doctorate in Audiology from the A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ and has worked as a certified and state-licensed audiologist since 1988. She has an extensive background in diagnostic audiology, hearing aids and amplification accessories, vestibular disorders and tinnitus.

 

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Lindsey Lagalante,
AuD

Audiologist

Lindsey Lagalante graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors of  Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders.

 In May of 2021 she first joined Professional Speech and Hearing Specialists as a 4th year student clinician. The following year in May 2022, her doctorate of Audiology from East Carolina University was conferred and in July 2022 Dr. Lagalante  joined the professional team of Professional Speech and Hearing Specialists. She has extensive hearing health experience in both adult and pediatric populations, diagnostic hearing evaluations, hearing aid selection, fitting and programming, aural rehabilitation and counseling of her patients and family members regarding communication strategies.

When attending FSU, she discovered her passion for Audiology while volunteering, where she was instrumental in providing hearing resources and technology to those with limited access to health care abroad. Improving and maintaining  her patients quality of life through her passion for Audiology, is her daily goal.

Dr. Lagalante enjoys spending time with her family and three cats, crafting, and exploring all that Central Florida has to offer.

 

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Reviews

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Read 29 verified patient reviews for Professional Speech & Hearing! Their average review score is 4.79 () from 29 reviews.

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“I trust Professional Speech and Hearing. Everyone I’ve dealt with knows their job and the technology, they do their job at a very high level. I will not go anywhere else. And I LOVE my hearing aides!!”

Donna P. of Dunnellon, FL   
01/26/2023    Review submitted online

“I've been a patient going on 2 years now. The service is always very friendly, efficient, and professional. This is not a hearing place that just sells hearing aides, they are qualified Audiologists. I highly recommend them!”

Lisa C. of Ocala, FL   
01/26/2023    Review submitted online

“This practice is made up of trained audiologists, not hearing instrument specialists. Testing is comprehensive and results are discussed. You can be confident that your hearing needs will be met.”

Liz B. of Ocala, FL   
01/25/2023    Review submitted online

“I’ve been a client of Tabatha for many years. She’s the best and very professional.It feels good when such a caring group of professional women care about the quality of your hearing. ”

Donna H. of Ocala, FL   
01/22/2023    Review submitted online

“Dr. Tabatha is fantastic. She tells it like it is. Never any problems. My insurance changed after 42 years and my program has changed. But, I’ll continue to see her even though my insurance is not accepted here. ”

David Z. of Dunnellon, FL   
01/20/2023    Review submitted online

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Clinic details

Live your life the way you want

Professional Speech & Hearing Specialists is a patient-centered clinic specializing in diagnosing hearing loss and finding solutions for not only hearing loss, but tinnitus as well. They provide the latest in technology in hearing instruments and devices along with state-of-the-art equipment.  They are an independent, community oriented practice operating locally. All the professionals are specifically trained to ensure each patient is given individualized treatment and offered the best solution for their needs. 

Our office is located in the building on the corner of SW 12th Street and SW 1st Avenue in Suite C 201. 

Hearing care services

We provide a wide range of hearing services including:

  • Diagnostic audiology evaluations for people of all ages
  • Hearing aids sales, including the latest technology
  • Hearing aid repair, service and maintenance
  • Batteries
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Custom earmolds, swim plugs, noise protection
  • Hearing protection and conservation
  • Earwax removal

 

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Hours of operation

SundayClosed
Monday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Tuesday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Wednesday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Thursday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
Friday8:30 am - 5 pm
by appointment
SaturdayClosed

Amenities

Convenient parking

Convenient parking

Curbside service

Curbside service

Assistive listening devices

Assistive listening devices

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Financing available

Financing available

Tinnitus

Tinnitus

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Accepted forms of payment

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  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Cash
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  • Debit
  • Financing available for those who qualify
  • Insurance accepted, please call for details
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