Due to the effects of Hurricane Michael, Panama City Surgery Center is closed until further notice. We will work to notify our patients of resuming our regular operations as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Payroll will be processed this week (October 15-19). Should you have any questions or concerns, contact Angie Frost at (850) 819-3915.

Samuel Combs, M.D.

Dr. Samuel L. Combs III, M.D., performed the first total joint replacement in Panama City and is the founder of Southern Orthopedic Specialists, P.A.   He was born in Lexington, Kentucky and joined the United States Army having served tour a of duty in Vietnam and was later stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado.   Dr. Combs was a Dean's List graduate of Duke University and received his Medical Degree at the University of Kentucky also receiving a Dean's award.  His internship was at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and Residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, North Carolina.  Dr. Combs has been established in private practice in our area since September of 1975. 


Orthopedic Surgery