Julia joined the Hearing and Speech Center in June 2016. Dr. Coats is a fully licensed dispensing audiologist by the state of California. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Linguistics from Emory University, and went on to earn her Doctor of Audiology degree from the joint doctoral program in Audiology from San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego. Upon completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Coats relocated to San Francisco and is pleased to be back in one of her favorite cities. Dr. Coats has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a variety of hearing and balance disorders in patients of all ages and continues to expand her knowledge of audiology, keeping informed of the newest scientific breakthroughs and cutting-edge solutions for people with hearing and balance disorders. Her clinical interests include pediatric and adult diagnostics and amplification, aural rehabilitation and community outreach and education. Dr. Coats was born in Peru to a Colombian mother and Scottish father, and lived all over the world before choosing to immigrate to the United States as an adult. As a result, she really enjoys serving the culturally diverse population of the Bay Area.
Proficient in Spanish