About Dr. Michael Gilmore
Joint Preservation & Restoration
Advance & Innovative Surgical Facilities

CAREERS: Physician Assistant in our Crestview and Penacola locationsdetails +

Joint Preservation AND Sports Medicine Specialists

Welcome to Panhandle Orthopaedics - Established in 2004,
we have quickly grown to be one of Florida Panhandle's leading centers for
Joint Preservation and Restoration, Sports Medicine and Evidence-Based Orthopaedic Care.


Panhandle Orthopaedics serves patients in Crestview, FL, Pensacola, FL and Panama City, FL, as well as surrounding areas, including southern Alabama and Georgia. We combine non-surgical treatment, physical therapy and state-of-the-art surgical treatment - using some of the most advanced equipment in the world - to provide you with highest quality care possible.


Our Board Certified orthopaedic physician, providers and staff members are highly skilled Joint Preservation & Restoration and Sports Medicine specialists and are committed to providing you with the highest quality care. We also specialize in:

  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Microfracture
  • Knee & Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Knee and Leg
  • Subchondroplasty
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Upper Exremity
  • Shoulder
  • Hip
  • Spine
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
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Patient Services >

From Cartilage Implants to Physical Therapy, we provide state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical services to assist you with your orthopaedic needs.

Workers' Compensation >

Our Mission - using Evidence Based Medicine - is to give your valued employees a thorough and speedy recovery. Direct access to our WC Dept.

Personal Injury >

With over 30 years of medical and legal experience, our Personal Injury Dept. is committed to working with you to ensure you receive the best medical treatment available as quickly as possible. Direct access to our PI Dept.

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Patient Satisfaction

Hear what our patients have to say about us.

Very Impressed with Dr. Gilmore and Staff

I was so impressed with Doctor and the time he spent with me and made me feel at ease. Everyone from the front desk staff and throughout the visit were kind and professional

Linda S

Highly Recommend Their Physical Therapy Services

I would highly recommend Panhandle Orthopedics to anyone seeking therapy. Great atmosphere and great people to make you feel welcome and comfortable and know you will be better after treatment.

Anthony T

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Education and Awareness

Board Certified Expertise AND Innovative Experience

Dr. Gilmore performing ACL Procedure

Michael Gilmore, MD - Board Certified Fellow of the AAOS

Dr Gilmore’s certified expertise, combined with his unwavering commitment to providing state-of-the-art and personal orthopedic care is what he pledges to you. He has been successfully treating patients of all ages in the Panhandle area since 2004 - specializing in minimally invasive surgery using the latest arthroscopic, biologic and joint preservation and restoration techniques.

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Innovative Ways to Repair Cartilage Damage

We can provide you with the experience you need for your joint preservation and restoration needs. We specialize in many cartilage restoration procedures, such as ACI, (a form of cartilage implantation) to help get you back to your normal active lifestyle. Please view the video to learn more, or visit our Joint Preservation and Restoration page for other innovative procedures.

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Innovative Ways to Repair Cartilage Damage Video