A native of Chipley, Florida, Dr. Gilmore received his bachelor's degree while playing as the All-American Free Safety and Defensive Captain of the '93 and '94 SEC Champion Florida Gators. He was one of the nation's most honored scholar-athletes during 1993-1994 and remains one of the top scholar-athletes in University of Florida's football history.

While in residency, Dr. Gilmore was part of the team of researchers responsible for inventing the revolutionary TMS Shoulder Pad cooling system. Learn More +

After graduating Magna Cum Laude, Dr. Gilmore was accepted into the University of Florida School of Medicine medical program. He completed his internship and residency at the prestigious University of Florida Orthopaedic Institute, where he became chief resident.

Dr. Michael Gilmore is a 2-Time Board Certified surgeon specializing in sports medicine, joint preservation & restoration and minimally invasive surgery with the latest arthroscopic techniques, Dr. Gilmore treats patients of all ages from pediatric to adults. He has an unwavering commitment to providing quality care to the residents of Florida's Panhandle and looks forward to many more years of service.

Dr. Gilmore's mission is to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive orthopaedic care. As part of that mission, he strives to continuously expand on his advanced knowledge and skill-set through challenging and leading-edge professional training administered by the world's leading orthopaedic surgeons. View his resume for professional training history+


FAAOS - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

DABOS - Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Coventry - Work Comp Outcomes-based Network Provider

This program identifies health care providers who demonstrate depth of experience treating workers' compensation injuries and have consistently better measures of clinical outcomes, medical utilization, return-to-work, and financial outcomes when compared to their peers.


Sacred Heart - Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola

Bay Medical  - Sacred Heart in Panama City

Select Specialty - Select Specialty Hospitals of Pensacola

Sacred Heart - Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast

SCE - Surgical Center for Excellence of Panama City

Cornerstone - Cornerstone Surgicare

Encompass Health -Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Panama City

LCCA - LifeCare Rehab Center


AANA - Arthroscopy Association of North America

and Health Policy Fellowship Committee Member

AMA - American Medical Association

AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

FOS - Florida Orthopaedic Society

FSARN - Advisory Board: FL State Assoc. of Rehabilitation Nurses

ISASS - Intl. Society for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery

Enneking Society - Alumni for University of Florida Orthopaedics Dept.


Contact Info:

Panhandle Orthopaedics

2401 Langley Avenue Unit B
Pensacola, FL 32504

Telephone: 850-407-7840
Fax: 850-407-7839