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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

Photo: Thomas A. Fusco, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Fusco is Knowledgeable, friendly, and reassuring.
Photo: Mark J. Tenholder. M.D.
This is my 2nd hip replacement that Dr. Tenholder has performed on me. I think the doctor is great. His team is great. After the 1st operation I had, I knew I would not find a better doctor than Dr. Tenholder. He has a great staff that was very easy to work with and took great care of me.

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

Photo: Robert J. White, D.P.M.
I had a good experience with Dr. White.

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

Photo: Jason W. Thackeray, M.D., F.A.C.S.
I think he's the best he's caring intelligent and I know he's doing everything he can to help. I would recommend to anyone. He's an excellent doctor. He cares about his patients.
Photo: Jack E. McKay, M.D.
Dr. McKay is a very friendly and a great listener- clearly explained my issue and made a realistic expectation and treatment plan. Very knowledgeable and felt very comfortable with him. Would definitely recommend.

Treating Physician: Jack E. McKay, 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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