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Most Comprehensive Orthopaedic Providers Since 1988

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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: Donald D. Chipman, M.D.
Dr. Chipman was prompt, courteous and professional. He listened to my concerns and took the necessary imaging which allowed him to identify the source of my pain better. In doing so, I have hope that relief may be on the horizon.

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

Photo: James F. Watt, D.O.
Love Dr. Watt! I'd been suffering for several months with pain in my upper arm. Went to two doctors who did not know what was wrong. Then went to Dr. Watt. He made the diagnosis within minutes, gave me a shot in the shoulder, and sent me to PT. As a result, I have absolutely no more pain. Yay!

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

Photo: Thomas A. Fusco, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Dr. Fusco was prompt with my appointment time and very thorough. An x-ray was ordered and done in a timely manner. Dr. Fusco was clear on the problem and the solution.
Photo: Dale T. Landry, Jr., M.D.

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

Photo: Jason W. Thackeray, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Great experience. We were on vacation and our daughter needed to see an orthopaedic for her fractured wrist. Dr. Thackeray and his staff were wonderful.

Our Locations

1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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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
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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

Our office hours have changed for the holiday. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

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