Dr. Michael Gilmore is a 2-time Board Certified Surgeon and Former UF All-America Safety
Relief from chronic pain with Stimwave nerve stimulators.
PRP Therapy are minimally invasive procedures that can help with join, muscle, tendon, neck, or back pain
SI Joint Fusion Utilizing Mazor Robotics Renaissance´┐Ż Guidance System
Dr. Michael Gilmore utilizes the latest innovation in surgical and non-surgical treatment.
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.


Panhandle Orthopaedics serves patients in Crestview, FL, Pensacola, FL and Panama City Beach, 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.


Michael D. Gilmore, MD
Orthopedic Doctor and Orthopedic Surgeon

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 physician. 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 and Mesenchymal Signaling Cell "Stem Cell" treatment) and pain management treatment (such as RFA-Radiofrequency Ablation).

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 17 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 17 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.





Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


* Holiday Hours *

Closed on the following days in Dec. & Jan.

Monday 12/26, Monday 1/2/2023

Call or Email 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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Patient Information
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Minimally Invasive Procedures, Sports medicine, Interventional Pain Management
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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, 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) Therapies, 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

Licensed Physical Therapist for Crestview Location  details +

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

- Latest News -

SI Joint Fusion Utilizing Mazor Robotics Guidance System

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

Have Cervical Dystonia? Xeomin Therapy Can Help.

Innovative Regenerative Medicine

Including PRP (Platelet rich Plasma) and Mesenchymal Signaling Cell Therapies

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

We can provide you with the experience you need for your joint preservation and restoration needs. We specialize in many restoration procedures, such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Mesenchymal Signaling Cell "Stem Cell" Therapies 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. Learn More →

How PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy) can help you