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As the most comprehensive orthopaedic providers since 1988, compassionate orthopaedic care to the residents of Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville, CrestviewPanama 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.
Quick and painless. Listens to what I have to say. Very informative, direct, and upfront.

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

Photo: Theodore I. Macey, M.D.
Dr. Macey has treated me for numerous problems including the repair of left and right rotator cuffs. I have complete confidence in him.

Treating Physician: Theodore I. Macey, M.D.

Photo: Jack E. McKay, M.D.
Dr. McKay is great!

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

Photo: James F. Watt, D.O.
Love this group! Dr. Watt is awesome! My care went smoothly and recovery has been good. I would recommend Dr. Watt to anyone for carpal tunnel surgery.

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

Photo: James F. Watt, D.O.
Had a series of knee injections and the experience was good. I am going back for another series in my other knee. Also, I am very pleased with the billing department who helped me with my EOB.

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

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
United States

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 chiropractic, joint replacement and revision, neurology, 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, 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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Crestview Location Now Open

Telephone Update

Orthopaedic Associates has seen a significant increase in patient call volumes as more patients are seeking post-pandemic care.

After hearing all the feedback on our phone wait times, we are diligently working to improve our phone access. We are implementing new policies and procedures, including having phone calls immediately answered by a live person.

Our offices are currently open, and appointments are on schedule. The safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority, and we are closely monitoring the situation.  If we see a reason to cancel appointments, our staff will reach out directly to the patients affected.