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Providing the most comprehensive orthopaedic care right here in our communities, we are proud to serve as the region’s most preferred orthopaedic practice.*

*Independent Market Research
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Providing the most comprehensive orthopaedic 
care right here in our communities, we are 
proud to serve as the region’s most preferred 
orthopaedic practice.*

*Independent Market Research

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A Stronger You

As the most comprehensive orthopaedic providers since 1988, we have been dedicated to providing specialized, compassionate orthopaedic care to the residents of Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville, Crestview, Panama City, and the surrounding areas.

Offering expert care for every bone, joint, and muscle injury and condition, our recognized experts work together to provide an individualized treatment plan that meets your needs and helps you become stronger.

Our Doctors

Dr. Dean is a great doctor. He takes his time to explain everything to you. He is also very polite and caring.

Treating Physician: David J. Dean, D.O.

Dr. Watt is the best. He is very professional, personable, making you feel that you are important.

Treating Physician: James F. Watt, D.O.

Great experience. Dr. McKay was very thorough, and we appreciate it. We will always come back when we need to.

Treating Physician: Jack E. McKay, M.D.

Dr. Chipman is very kind. He is very attentive and genuinely wants to help his patients. I’m so grateful to have found him.

Treating Physician: Donald D. Chipman, M.D.

Dr. Thackeray explained my options and was very understanding and pleasant to talk to. I also didn’t have to wait long to see him.
The NP, Dr. Cotton, and all the staff were wonderful. I never felt rushed. They explained things well and showed me the X-rays. I had a great experience.

Treating Physician: J. Ryan Cotton, M.D.

They have a very nice practice and a friendly staff. Dr. Noble is a good doctor who listens and asks questions. I really like this practice.

Treating Physician: Michael C. Noble, M.D.

My experience with Dr. Mitchell was excellent. All the staff was friendly and professional.

Treating Physician: Chad Mitchell, M.D.

Dr. Macey has great knowledge and patient listening skills. I am glad he has been here for my family and me for all our orthopedic needs through the years.
Dr. Tenholder was great. He was very professional and had a great demeanor and an excellent bedside manner which put me and my husband at ease.

Treating Physician: Mark J. Tenholder, M.D.

My visit with Dr. Landry was awesome. He was very informative and professional.

Treating Physician: Dale T. Landry, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Cook has always been an excellent provider.

Treating Physician: Brandon Cook, M.D.

Dr. White is very kind and knowledgeable. He talked to me about my upcoming surgery and addressed any concerns I might have. He is a wonderful doctor.

Treating Physician: Robert J. White, D.P.M.

It was great. My hip is wonderful. I want to thank Dr. Crossing and the staff.

Treating Physician: Nicholas Crossman, D.O.

Dr. Awantang was empathetic, kind, and interested and provided several options. He was thoughtful and checks on me regularly.

Treating Physician: Mark N. Awantang, M.D.

Dr. Seales was very easy to talk to and was able to explain what was going on with my knees. He set up a plan for what we need to do.

Treating Physician: T. Jacob Seales, M.D.

Dr. Fusco was awesome. I appreciate all he did to help get me back up and moving again.
Dr. Cason is very thorough. He answered all my questions—the epitome of professionalism.

Treating Physician: Garrick W. Cason, M.D.

Our Locations

1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
United States

36474C Emerald Coast Parkway
Suite 3101
Destin, FL 32541
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554-D Twin Cities Boulevard
Niceville, FL 32578
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1827 Harrison Avenue
Panama City, FL 32405
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5300 South Ferdon Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32536
United States

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Our Specialties

Considered regional orthopaedic experts, our doctors offer experienced and expert care for injuries and conditions of the back, neck, and spine; elbow; foot and ankle; hand and wrist; hip; knee; and shoulder. Additionally, they offer advanced care in joint replacement and revision, pain management, podiatry, and sports medicine.

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News and Events

As an important member of our practice, we believe you should be one of the first to know what’s going on at Orthopaedic Associates. That’s why we provide practice updates, announcements, and other information on our News & Events page for you.

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Through our state-of-the-art clinics in Fort Walton Beach, DestinNiceville, and Panama City, we are able to offer a comprehensive continuum of care, including on-site services such as casting, durable medical equipment, Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology, MRI, ROSA® Knee Robotic Technology, surgery centers, therapy services, UltraGuideCTR™, ultrasounds, and X-rays.

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Patient Resources

At Orthopaedic Associates, we believe that exceptional orthopaedic care should be convenient. That’s why we offer online appointment request as well as patient education, forms, and other resources to help you during your orthopaedic journey to becoming stronger.

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