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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 shoulder problems that often require surgery, including rotator cuff tears, instability, fractures and shoulder arthritis. Additionally, Dr Arntz treats hand conditions as a board-certified hand surgeon.

Recognized in the Seattle and Renton community as a shoulder and upper extremity specialist, Dr. Arntz is proud to have had thousands of physician and patient referrals.

Dr. Arntz has advanced training in shoulder surgery with extensive experience in treating the most complex shoulder disorders. A Seattle native, Dr. Arntz has co-authored several articles and book chapters about rotator cuff repair and shoulder arthritis reconstruction. He has particular interest in arthroscopic shoulder repair, rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement surgery, including reverse shoulder replacement.

Dr. Arntz uses advanced techniques to restore his patients’ shoulder and hand comfort and function as quickly and safely as possible. He practices at Proliance Orthopedic Associates’ Renton clinic. Outside of medicine, Dr. Arntz enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys snow and water skiing, boating and travel.

Clinical Focus:
Rotator Cuff Repair: Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Hand and Wrist Arthritis Surgery

Hospital Affiliations:
Valley Medical Center, Renton
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

Professional Affiliations:
Member, American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990; Hand Surgery, 1992; Recertified, 2000; Recertified, 2009

Fellowship Training:
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; University of Washington, Seattle
Hand Surgery; University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden

Residency:
University of Washington, 1987; Medical School: University of Washington, 1981

Dr. Arntz is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

LOCATIONS

RENTON

4011 Talbot Rd S #300
Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425.656.5060
Fax: 425.656.5047

COVINGTON

27005 168th Pl SE #201
Covington, WA 98042

Phone: 253.630.3660
Fax: 253.631.1591

Maple Valley

24060 SE Kent Kangley Rd,
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Phone: 425.358.7708
Fax: 425.656.5047

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