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.
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.
Jim Dame is a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist and the Owner of Gulf Coast Hearing Center. He has been helping people hearing better for over three decades. He belongs to the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals, Inc. and the International Hearing Society.
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.
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“Dr. Smith and staff went out of their way to help me with hearing aid problem even though I wasn't already a customer. His knowledge and quick repair will certainly keep as a customer for future needs. His recommendation for fast dehumidification has already improved both my BTE aid and also my Baha! Thanks Dr. Smith. ”
“I liked the way Timothy explains everything. Great personality and knowledge of what he's doing. Made it easy for me to understand. ”
“Tim is professional, friendly and very knowledgeable and I like him personally. I think the receptionist is very friendly. I liked the whole experience. ”
“I liked everything, receptionist, smile. ”
“They were very professional and courteous. We had a very helpful and profitable experience and I can hear well again!”
About this hearing center
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.
Hearing care 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
|Monday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm |
|Tuesday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm |
|Wednesday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm |
|Thursday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm |
|Friday||9:00 am - 4:00 pm |
Accepted forms of payment
- American Express
- Financing available for those who qualify
- Insurance accepted, please call for details