Meet Our Founder, Licensed Audiologist since 2003
Dr. John Koonz, AuD, Doctor of Audiology/Clinic Director
John Koonz, Au.D, received his Masters degree from the University of Minnesota and his Doctorate in Audiology from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. He did his internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan. Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, Dr. Koonz moved to Tallahassee and founded Hearing & Balance Associates of NW FL in 2003. Dr. Koonz has served Tallahassee residents for over 15 years in a private locally owned independent Audiology practice. He is not affiliated with any hearing aid chain, partnership, or buying group. Dr. Koonz is free to help Tallahassee residents choose the hearing care plan best suited for their hearing loss, listening needs, and budget. Dr. Koonz and wife Vivian have a pet named Dozer and he comes with them everyday to the office.
Mrs. Vivian Koonz, Practice Manager
Vivian was born and raised in Manila, Philippines and has been a Tallahassee resident since 2006. She graduated in the Philippines with a degree in Computer System Design and Programming. Her interests include: the latest technology, web design, fashion, yoga, and biking. Dr. Koonz and Vivian have been married since 2013. Vivian has been with Hearing & Balance Associates since 2011. She has several roles at the practice including answering the phone, billing, marketing, and website design. Dr. Koonz and Vivian brings their pet named Dozer and Taffy at the office everyday.
Meet Our Staff
Parker Fleming, Patient Care/Billing Coordinator
Parker was born in Orlando, FL and moved to Crawfordville, FL when he was just two years old, he recently just moved to Tallahassee with his girlfriend, Marissa and their dog Onyx, Parker has been in the healthcare field for a little over 4 years and recently joined Hearing & Balance in the month of June 2021. Parker’s interests Include: Being on the water, going to the beach, fishing with his dad, Riding his motorcycle and building and fixing computers.
Dozer & Taffy, Greeter
Dozer is a French Bulldog. He was born in November 2017 and has been the greeter at Hearing & Balance Associates since he was 12 weeks old. Dozer started at HBA in February 2018. You will see him in the hallway welcoming patients as they walk to the testing room. Dozer's favorite past times are sleeping and walking in the park. Patients love Dozer and he loves the attention he receives from them. Dozer is very friendly and loves treats especially bananas, cucumbers, and carrots. He brings smiles and joy to everyone at the office!!
[- Taffy's photo soon -]