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Ty C. Jones, M.D., CAQSM

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Dr. Ty C. Jones is a fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine expert who specializes in treating sports medicine injuries and conditions, as well as concussion management. He evaluates and manages treatment of tendon conditions, stress fractures, minor traumatic fractures, back pain, muscle strains, ligament sprains, and muscle contusions and has an interest in running and …

Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

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Andrew Merritt, M.D.

Dr. Merritt is dedicated to getting injured athletes back to the activities they love. His practice is focused on sports medicine and the arthroscopic treatment of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He has specialized training in ligament, cartilage, and tendon injuries of the shoulder and knee. He has published many papers and chapters about these …

B. Daniel Chilczuk, M.D.

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B. Daniel Chilczuk, M.D.

Dr. Chilczuk’s clinical interests focus on occupational medicine, workers’ compensation, and upper and lower back disorders, including work-related injuries. Although Dr. Chilczuk has a strong surgical background, he concentrates on non-operative treatments for spine conditions as a first-line approach. He enjoys time with his family and four daughters. He also enjoys recreational sports such as …

Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

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Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

Dr. Jason Thompson is board certified and a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specializes in the care of patients with simple or complex problems of the neck or back. As an expert in the care of the spine, he may prescribe treatments including physical therapy, spinal injections, medications or massage, or he may perform surgical procedures …

Christopher R. Howe, M.D.

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Christopher R. Howe, M.D.

Dr. Howe is board certified and a fellowship trained spine surgeon who specializes in a wide array of spine care ranging from degenerative conditions to spine trauma and metastatic disease. Dr. Howe’s goal is to educate patients and allow them to make an informed decision about their care and treatment options. Away from orthopedics he …

Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

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Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

Dr. Craig Arntz is a board certified orthopedic shoulder specialist with 20 years of experience treating problems that often require shoulder surgery, including rotator cuff tears, instability, fractures and shoulder arthritis. Dr. Arntz has advanced training in shoulder surgery with extensive experience in treating the most complex shoulder disorders. Additionally, Dr Arntz is a board-certified …

William P. Barrett, M.D.

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Dr. William Barrett

Dr William Barrett is board certified and a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He performs over 500 joint replacement procedures each year.  He is actively involved in clinical research on Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement (THA) and Alternative Bearings for THA. His team has a prospective …

Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

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Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

In addition to general orthopedics, Dr. Shrivastava specializes and is board certified in hand and wrist surgery. He practices at POA’s Renton and Covington locations.

John Howlett, M.D.

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John Howlett, M.D. is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in fracture care.   Dr. Howlett has completed additional fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery, including trauma, reconstruction, pediatric as well as microvascular surgery. One of the experiences that shaped Dr. Howlett’s career trajectory was his work as a counselor at …

Traci G. Barthel, M.D.

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Traci G. Barthel, M.D.

Dr. Traci Barthel is board certified and a fellowship trained hand surgeon who treats all conditions in the hand and wrist including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and traumatic injuries and fractures. Dr. Barthel uses the most up to date techniques for joint reconstruction for hand and thumb arthritis. One of her primary goals for …

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Covington, WA 98042

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