Dr. Michael Gilmore is a 2-time Board Certified Surgeon and Former UF All-America Safety
Discover the power of Lipogems
Panhandle Orthopaedics Physician Assistant Jaclyn Reiben, PA-C
Relief from chronic pain with implantable nerve stimulators.
PRP Therapy are minimally invasive procedures that can help with join, muscle, tendon, neck, or back pain
Panhandle Orthopedics is a Joint, Sports Medicine & Spine Institute offering Neck to Toe Treatment
Panhandle Orthopedics offers Digital Imaging, Physical Therapy and Interventional Pain Management Services
Panhandle Orthopedics incorporates innovative procedures and processes to provide our patients with the very best care
Panhandle Orthopedics incorporates innovative procedures and processes to provide our patients with the very best care

A Joint, Sports Medicine & Spine Institute

Welcome to Panhandle Orthopaedics - Established in 2004, we have quickly grown to be one of Florida Panhandle's leading orthopedic institutes for Joint Preservation, Regenerative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Minimally Invasive & Minimal Incision Procedures and Evidence-Based Orthopaedic Care.


Orthopedic doctor in Panama City Beach, Fl; Orthopedic doctor in Crestview, Fl; Orthopedic doctor in Pensacola, Fl. Dr. Michael D. Gilmore, board certified orthopedic doctor & surgeon and founder of Panhandle Orthopaedics, serves patients in Crestview, FL, Pensacola, FL and Panama City Beach, FL, as well as surrounding areas, including southern Alabama and Georgia. Panhandle Orthopaedics combines 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.


Outstanding Patient Satisfaction

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  • Patients give a highly satisfied 4.5 out of 5 star healthgrades rating for Dr. Michael Gilmore
  • Patients give a highly satisfied 4.5 out of 5 star healthgrades rating for Dr. Michael Gilmore
  • Patients give a highly satisfied 4.5 out of 5 star healthgrades rating for Dr. Michael Gilmore
  • Patients give a highly satisfied 4.5 out of 5 star healthgrades rating for Dr. Michael Gilmore

Google - 4.8 stars   |   HealthGrades - 4.6 stars   |   Vitals - 4.5 stars   |   Facebook - 4.5 stars




Michael D. Gilmore, MD
Orthopedic Doctor and Orthopedic Surgeon
in Panama City Beach, Crestview & Pensacola Florida

Providing Board Certified Expertise and Innovative Experience


Michael D. Gilmore, MD FAAOS Board Certified Fellow performing arthroscopic ACL Procedure


Michael D. Gilmore, MD - 2-Time AAOS Board Certified Fellow

Dr. Gilmore’s certified expertise is one of the many qualifications that he possesses as a preeminent orthopedic doctor and surgeon. His unwavering commitment to providing comprehensive and personal orthopedic care is what makes him one of the most sought after orthopedic surgeons in the Florida Panhandle. He has been successfully treating patients of all ages in Panama City, Panama City Beach, Crestview and Pensacola, FL, as well as southern AL and GA, since 2004.


Dr. Gilmore believes in conservative treatment and will pursue all avenues of non-surgical treatment before addressing any type of surgical procedure. Some of the conservative types of treatment he offers include physical therapy, joint preservation & regenerative medicine (such as MACI cartilage restoration, PRP treatment, Mesenchymal Signaling Cell "Stem Cell" treatment and Lipogems Microfracture Adipose Tissue treatment) and pain management treatment (such as Radiofrequency Ablation and Endoscopic Rhizotomy).

He also specializes in sports medicine and minimally invasive/minimal incision surgery of the neck & spine, hand & upper extremity, knee & leg and hip, combining innovative arthroscopic techniques with the industry's most advanced, state-of-the-art surgical equipment.


A Caring Tradition for Over 19 Years

Dr. Gilmore reaches out to every one of his post surgical patients within 24 hours to check up on them and to answer any questions, or concerns that they may have.

He has adhered to this caring tradition for over 19 straight years, because he truly cares about the well-being of every one of his patients - which is why patients throughout the Florida Panhandle have placed their trust in Dr. Michael Gilmore and Panhandle Orthopaedics.





Panama City Beach & Crestview: Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pensacola: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Call to Schedule an Appointment

PANAMA CITY BEACH - 850-784-7724
12909 Panama City Bch. Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL - Details/Directions →

CRESTVIEW - 850-398-8480
710 Hospital Drive, Crestview, FL - Details/Directions →

PENSACOLA - 850-407-7840
2401 Langley Avenue Unit B, Pensacola, FL - Details/Directions →


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Overview of our Specialties

Our 2-Time Board Certified orthopedic physician, providers and staff members are highly skilled Joint Preservation and Restoration, Regenerative Medicine and Sports Medicine specialists and are committed to providing patients in Panama City, FL; Panama City Beach, FL; Crestview, FL and Pensacola, FL, as well as southern Alabama and southern Georgia, with the highest quality care.

We also specialize in:
Minimally Invasive/Minimal Incision procedures such as: Mesenchymal Signaling Cell "Stem Cell" and PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) and Lipogems Treatment, MACI Cartilage Restoration, Microfracture, Knee and Shoulder Resurfacing, Knee and Leg, Subchondroplasty, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Upper Exremity, Shoulder, Hip and Spine, Robotics Assisted Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fusion, Neurotoxin Therapy for Cervical Dystonia, Endoscopic Rhizotomy and Endoscopic Discectomy. Learn More →

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Overview of our Services

Patient Services → From Cartilage Implants to Physical Therapy, we provide state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical services to assist you with your orthopedic needs. Learn More →

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 → Our PI Department 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 →

Career Opportunities

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) for Pensacola Location  details +

Innovative Regenerative & Orthobiologic Medicine

Including MACI Cartilage Repair, and PRP, BMAC and Lipogems Treatment

How PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy) can help you

Innovative Ways to Repair Damaged Bone, Ligament, Tendon & Cartilage

We can provide you with the expertise you need for your Joint Restoration and Preservation and Orthobiologic Medicine needs. We specialize in many procedures, such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Mesenchymal Signaling Cell "Stem Cell", and Adipose/Fat Tissue (Lipogems) therapies to help get you back to your normal active lifestyle. View the videos, or visit our Joint Restoration and Preservation Page or our Orthobiologics Page to learn more about these minimally invasive and innovative procedures.

- Latest News -

We are excited to introduce our New Physician Assistant, Jaclyn Rieben, PA-C

Dr. Gilmore was recently named Preferred Provider by WebMD

Dr. Gilmore pioneered the use of the MACI implant in the Florida panhandle

Medical Affiliations

Affiliated with the Following Institutions

Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System, Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, Surgical Center for Excellence, Cornerstone Surgicare

Board Certified

Certified with the Following Medical Boards

FAAOS - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, DABOS - Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Memberships

Membership with the Following Associations

AANA - Arthroscopy Association of North America and Health Policy Fellowship Committee Member, AMA - American Medical Association, FOS - Florida Orthopaedic Society, AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, FSARN - Advisory Board: Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, ISASS - International Society for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery, Enneking Society - Alumni for UF Orthopaedics Department, ECMS - Escambia County Medical Society