The Panhandle Orthopaedics Medical Staff

Our highly skilled physicians, nurses, physical therapists and medical staff are committed to providing you with the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art orthopaedic care available.
Our patients are always our first priority.

Dr. Michael D. Gilmore Michael D. Gilmore, MD
Dr. Gilmore is a 2-Time Board Certified Fellow of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons). He has been successfully treating patients in the Panhandle area since 2004. He treats patients from pediatric to adults specializing in minimally invasive surgery using the latest arthroscopic techniques.  + detailed bio

Tony Zembrzuski Tony Zembrzuski, PA-C, Certified Physician Assistant
Tony has over 20 years of experience as a certified physician assistant. He is certified by the NCCPA (National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants). His extensive training and experience allow him to assist in returning patients and athletes to the highest levels of activity and competition.  + detailed bio

Mandy WAtts Mandy Watts, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, DNCert, CVR-AIB
Mandy is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist with over 4 years of extensive PT experience. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree and honors in Athletic Training and also gained certification in Athletic Training in 2010. She has a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Marymount University which was completed in 2013.  + detailed bio

Mike Zarger Mike Zarger, ATC
Mike is an Athletic Trainer with 22 years of experience. He is a graduate of Slippery Rock University, where he participated in track and field and served as the treasurer for the athletic training program. He has also worked summer camps and training camps with professional NFL and MLB athletes. + detailed bio

Emily Painter Emily Painter, PTA
Emily is a skilled and caring physical therapy assistant who earned her PTA Associates in Science Degree from Chattahoochee Technical College in Acworth, GA in 2012 where she also achieved the "Outstanding Clinician Award". She has experience treating orthopedic and neurological conditions as well as sports injuries.  + detailed bio