A native of Chipley, Florida, Dr. Michael 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. 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. Gilmore is a 2-time board-certified surgeon specializing in sports medicine, joint preservation & restoration, and minimally invasive surgery with the latest arthroscopic techniques. He treats patients of all ages from pediatric to adults. Dr. Gilmore 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 worlds leading orthopaedic surgeons. Certifications FAAOS - Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons DABOS - Diplomat American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Designations 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. Affiliations Sacred Heart - Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola 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 Health South - HealthSouth Emerald Coast Rehab Center LCCA - LifeCare Rehab Center Memberships 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.