Heather Niece is a board certified physician assistant with Coastal Spine and Pain Center. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she then earned her bachelor’s degree and completed her physician assistant program from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville graduating Magna Cum Laude. Niece has nearly 20 years of experience providing patient-oriented care. Prior to joining Coastal, she has been a pain management provider for 15 years, involved in all aspects of patient care including detailed history, physical examinations, development and implementation of treatment plans and non-surgical procedures. She has practiced family medicine, internal medicine, occupational medicine, ob/gyn services and incorporates health and nutrition into her practice.