Most Comprehensive Orthopaedic Providers Since 1980

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A Stronger You

As the most comprehensive orthopaedic providers since 1980, compassionate orthopaedic care to the residents of Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville, 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: James F. Watt, D.O.

    Very nice. I came on a wrong day, but the staff was very helpful to see that I was recognized for follow up on ER visit after a fall.

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

  • Photo: Jason W. Thackeray, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Thackeray was very Informative. Wish I had of known stem cell procedure was available would have been first in line.

  • Photo: Jason W. Thackeray, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Thackeray was personable, professional and thorough! Thank you!

  • Photo: Jason W. Thackeray, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Dr. Thackeray operated on my knee and fixed it! I had a great experience and wonderful care before and after surgery. I would highly recommend Dr. Thackeray.

  • Photo: James F. Watt, D.O.

    Dr. Watt was very knowledgeable and explained the different procedures, pros, and cons with my age and went along with our decision. We are looking forward to our next step. Surgery on Friday! Thank you.

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

Our Locations

1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
36474C Emerald Coast Parkway
Suite 3101
Destin, FL 32541
554-D Twin Cities Boulevard
Niceville, FL 32578
1827 Harrison Avenue
Panama City, FL 32405
5300 South Ferdon Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32536
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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 chiropractic, joint replacement and revision, neurology, pain management, podiatry, and sports medicine.

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News & 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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Services

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, EMG and EEG testing, Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology, MRI, nerve conduction studies, surgery centers, therapy services, 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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