HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER, M.ED, LAT, ATC
Ray Stanquist enters his second year as Head Athletic Trainer for Gulf Coast State College.
Ray brings 20 years of sports medicine experience to the position. He previously served as Gulf Coast Athletic Trainer from 2003-2006. Ray spent 17 years as the Athletic Trainer for Rutherford High School in Panama City. Along with being an Athletic Trainer Ray served as both a Science Teacher and Administrator in Bay District Schools for 14 years.
Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science in Sports Medicine and a Master in Education Leadership from the University of West Florida.
Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3369
Dr. J. Ryan Cotton
FELLOWSHIP-TRAINED AND BOARD-CERTIFIED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON
Specialties: Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine
Dr. J. Ryan Cotton is fellowship-trained in sports medicine as well as board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been serving patients in Florida since 2010. Dr. Cotton offers adult and pediatric patients specialized orthopaedic sports medicine care, including diagnosis and treatment for injuries and conditions of the ankle, elbow, hand, hip, knee, shoulder, and wrist.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia, Dr. Cotton earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He went on to undergo orthopaedic surgery residency training at the University of Florida College of Medicine — Jacksonville and later completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia.
Dr. Cotton takes great joy in helping relieve pain and restore ability for his patients. He also helps local athletes through volunteer sports medicine coverage for area high school football. In his time apart from providing specialized care, Dr. Cotton is an avid tennis player and also enjoys snowboarding, computers, and scuba diving.
Dr. Cotton is available to see patients at our location in Panama City
Bachelor of Science in Biology: Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, 2000
Doctor of Medicine: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL, 2004
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, 2004–2009
Sports Medicine Fellowship: Hughston Clinic, Columbus, GA, 2009–2010
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Florida Orthopaedic Society
dR. MICHAEL NOBLE
FELLOWSHIP-TRAINED AND BOARD-CERTIFIED SPORTS MEDICINE SPECIALIST
Sports Medicine, Family Medicine
Dr. Michael Noble is a fellowship-trained nonsurgical sports medicine specialist. Board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine for both sports medicine and family medicine, Dr. Noble provides continuing, comprehensive healthcare for all ages as well as conservative treatment for bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions, and has been serving the Panama City, Florida, community since 2001.
Dr. Noble graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in biology before earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He went on to complete his residency training through The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine family practice program at the Huntsville Regional Medical Center, where he also completed an additional year of training through a sports medicine fellowship.
Devoted to keeping the local athletic community safe and healthy, Dr. Noble covers sporting events as a sideline physician in Bay County. He also enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two daughters.
Dr. Noble is available to see patients at our location in Panama City
Bachelor of Science in Biology: The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1993
Doctor of Medicine: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 1997
Family Practice Residency: The University of Alabama at Birmingham Huntsville Regional Medical Center, Huntsville, AL, 1997–2000
Sports Medicine Fellowship: The University of Alabama at Birmingham Huntsville Regional Medical Center, Huntsville, AL, 2000–2001
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Dr. Blake Pate
Dr. Blake Pate is a native of south Alabama. He graduated from the University of West Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, while also playing football for the UWA Tigers. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida, receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2017. Dr. Blake did his preceptorship in 2017 under the previous owner, Dr. White, whom he greatly admires.
Dr. Blake is passionate about chiropractic care and enjoys helping his patients of all ages achieve their optimal wellness. Due to his own athletic background, Dr. Pate enjoys working with athletes and has experience working with high school and collegiate programs.
Dr. Blake is married to his wife, Heather, who is an OBGYN. Together, they have a precious little girl, Everleigh, and their fur baby, Laela.
During his off time, he enjoys playing golf, exploring with Heather, Everleigh and Laela. They love traveling, and of course watching Alabama Crimson Tide sports. Dr. Blake is so thankful to return to Panama City Beach for the opportunity to continue Dr. White’s legacy of high quality chiropractic care.
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