At Coastal Hearing Care, we’re committed to helping our clients restore their hearing and improve their quality of life. Armed with the latest hearing loss treatments, we’ll help you get back to doing what you love. Meet our team of highly qualified audiologists and hearing experts.

Kristin DesErmia, Au.D. Doctor of Audiology, Practice Owner

Kristin DesErmia, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology, Practice Owner

Dr. Kristin DesErmia, Au.D., brings a wealth of expertise and a deep commitment to excellence in audiology care.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and a Master’s degree from Kent State University, culminating in her Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University.

Originating from Michigan, moved to Bradenton, Florida in 2008. In 2017, Dr. DesErmia realized her vision with the establishment of Coastal Hearing Care.

Through her practice, she aims to create a welcoming environment renowned for its professionalism, compassion, and unwavering expertise. Dr. DesErmia’s dedication to audiology has garnered her numerous accolades, including multiple local finalist and first-place People’s choice awards for her exemplary work as an Audiologist and hearing aid professional.

She is an active member of multiple professional organizations such as the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, Florida Academy of Audiology, and American Tinnitus Association. Outside of her professional endeavors, Kristin treasures time with her husband and two sons, frequently found enthusiastically cheering for her boys from the sidelines of their lacrosse games.

Arianna Bartolome, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology

Arianna Bartolome, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Arianna Bartolome, Au.D. was born and raised in Sarasota, FL. She attended the University of South Florida for both her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and her Doctorate of Audiology.

Dr. Bartolome is deeply passionate about walking her patients through their unique journey from diagnosis to treatment, discussing their individual hearing goals, and developing a plan together to address those concerns to bring back quality of life.

Dr. Bartolome’s favorite part about being an Audiologist is celebrating with her patients as they describe moments of hearing their loved ones again.

She is so excited to be back in her hometown, doing what she loves and serving her community.

In her free time, she enjoys playing board games with her fiancé and family, as well as spending time with her Boxer pups, Nala and Rue. Dr. Bartolome looks forward to meeting you soon.

Danielle de la Fuente, Au.D.,
Doctor of Audiology

Danielle de la Fuente, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Danielle de la Fuente, Au.D. earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in 2016.

She then went on to obtain her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2021. As part of her training, Dr. de la Fuente has practiced in a variety of different clinical settings including VA Hospitals, private practices, ENT practices, and schools.

She has experience in the areas of vestibular (balance), electrophysiological, tinnitus assessment and treatment, implant evaluations and mappings, hearing aid programming and dispensing, and diagnostic testing in pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient populations.

Dr. de la Fuente is a licensed Audiologist in the state of Florida and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC-A).

In her spare time, Dr. de la Fuente enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog. She also has a passion for spending time outdoors, diving and fishing. Dr. de la Fuente is eager to apply her knowledge and training in the areas of Audiology and Communication Sciences and Disorders to help patients maximize their communication abilities.

Jessica Ralidak Office Manager, Audiology Assistant

Jessica Ralidak
Office Manager, Audiology Assistant

Jessica has a passion for making a difference in people’s lives. Originally from Wisconsin & Minnesota, Jessica relocated to Florida in 2017, bringing with her over 13 years of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) specializing in geriatrics.

Throughout her career in healthcare, Jessica’s commitment to helping others has been unwavering.

She thrives on connecting with individuals and learning about what truly matters to them and their families. It is this genuine compassion and empathy that drove her to pursue a new path in the hearing healthcare field.

In her role, Jessica found a perfect blend of her background in caregiving and her desire to provide essential services to her community.

She is deeply committed to improving the quality of life for her clients by addressing their hearing needs with expertise and care.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Jessica finds joy in spending time with her husband and three daughters. They embrace the Florida lifestyle, often spending weekends out on the water, soaking up the sunshine and creating lasting memories together.

With her unique blend of experience, compassion, and dedication, Jessica Ralidak strives to positively impact the lives of those around her, both professionally and personally.