Gulf Coast Hearing Centers - Fort Walton Beach

"When you think of hearing aids, think of Gulf Coast Hearing"
906 Mar Walt Dr Ste A Ft Walton Beach, FL 32547
Your Hearing Network

Clinic staff


Timothy Smith


Tim Smith has been dispensing hearing aids as a licensed  Hearing Aid Specialist since 2006.  He was raised in Panama City and has attended Gulf Coast Community College.  He is married to Erika Dame Smith and they have three children.  When he isn't helping people hear better, he is the Baseball Commissioner of Tiger Point Sports Association. His interests include coaching his children in baseball, spending time with his family and riding his motorcycle.

This provider is licensed in Florida (#AS 3989).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Harmony Hearing, Prime Health, Homelink, OCCM, Advanced Hearing Providers and Federal Employee Program.

Julee Zornes


Dr. Julee Zornes joined our team in November 2017 with 6 years experience working in the area. She earned her Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) and her Bachelors Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Dr. Zornes is nationally certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association, with Certification of Clinical Competency (CCC-A) and is also a member of the Florida Academy of Audiology. She grew up in a military family, but considers the Mississippi Gulf Coast home. When not working in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two very active young sons. 

This provider is licensed in Florida (#AY 1680).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: Perkspot, AMAC, OCCM, UAW, Advanced Hearing Providers, Homelink, Federal Employee Program, Northwood, CAP Connection, AARP-HearUSA, Prime Health, Hearing Care Solutions, AFE USA, MCAS, VA Choice, NEI and Harmony Hearing.

Mallory Garner

Office Manager

Mallory Garner is the Office Manager at Gulf Coast Hearing Center in Fort Walton Beach. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2008 and moved to Florida in 2017 after tying the knot with her sweetheart. She loves people and chocolate. 


Teri Bryan

Insurance Billing Expert

Billing Specialist, Teri Bryan, joined our team in November, 2017.  She has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and understands the challenges that insurance can present.  Teri has resided in the Fort Walton Beach area for over 28 years and is regularly involved with the cycling community.  Her passions include family, health, fitness, friends and reading.  Teri is married with 2 children and 5 grand children.

James Dame

This provider is licensed in Florida (#AS1565).
This provider participates in the following insurance and discount plans: CAP Connection, AFE USA, AARP-HearUSA, Prime Health, Perkspot, AMAC, Harmony Hearing, Hearing Care Solutions, Homelink, OCCM, Advanced Hearing Providers, Northwood, Federal Employee Program and MCAS.

Clinic reviews

Read 57 verified patient reviews for Gulf Coast Hearing Centers - Fort Walton Beach! Their average review score is 4.93 () from 57 reviews.

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“Stopped for hearing aid repair. No problem getting an appointment. Both receptionist and audiologist were very friendly and helpful. Recommend "highly"! ”

of Stanhope, IA   
02/27/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Julee was very friendly and very knowledgeable! She knows all about the human ear and hearing. I learned all about how incredibly precious our hearing is and will encourage my aging siblings and friends to get a hearing test and if hearing aids are needed, they need to spend the $ - best investment ever! ”

of Gulf Breeze, FL   
02/12/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Sarah has been so very helpful this morning. Spent time figuring out the problem and solved it in no time. So appreciated! ”

02/08/2019    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Excellent experience. Staff was great and took care of my problem immediately. I highly recommend them to anyone. I definitely always use them in the future. ”

of Fort Walton Beach, FL   
12/20/2018    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

“Julee is the best!”

of Fort Walton Beach, FL   
12/06/2018    Review received via mail
5 out of 5 1.

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About this clinic

At Gulf Coast Hearing Centers, helping you hear better is our top priority. We value the trust that our patients place in us and enjoy a reputation of honesty and integrity. We have helped the people of of Bay County and the surrounding areas hear better since 1982.  We hope that you will give us the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones.

We work in full cooperation with your physician and as a full-service hearing aid dispensary, we feature the latest digital hearing aids from Oticon and all other major brands.  We also carry a complete line of accessories and assistive listening devices to make life more enjoyable.

We have three locations to serve you better:

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Panama City 2232 Saint Andrews Blvd Panama City, FL 32405

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Fort Walton Beach 906 Mar Walt Dr Fort Walton Beach FL, 32547

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers – Niceville 4400 Florida 20 E, Suite 211 Niceville, FL 32578

Call today for your free hearing test and begin your journey to better hearing.

Clinic services

Gulf Coast Hearing Centers offer a full range of hearing services, including:

  • Hearing testing and audiometry
  • Ear impressions
  • Hearing aid sales and fittings – all styles and technology levels
  • 30 day hearing aid trials
  • Hearing aid education and counseling
  • Hearing aid services: cleaning, checking, maintenance, repairs, accessories

Call this clinic today!

(850) 353-4125

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Hours of operation

Monday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment
Tuesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment
Wednesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment
Thursday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
by appointment
Friday9:00 am - 4:00 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.