CALL NOW FOR AN APPOINTMENT 425.656.5060

Online Appointment Requests

For convenient scheduling, request an appointment online.

Robert G. Veith, M.D.

Seattle native Dr. Robert G. Veith is proud to serve as President of the Board of Directors of Mobility Outreach International (formerly Prosthetics Outreach Foundation). A board-certified orthopedic surgeon who practices at the Foot and Ankle Center of Proliance Orthopedic Associates (Renton), Dr. Veith has both led and participated in Mobility Outreach International surgical outreach missions to Vietnam and Bangladesh.

Throughout his professional career, Dr. Veith has demonstrated a dedicated focus on orthopedic repair of foot and ankle disorders; he has received numerous honors for his accomplishments, most recently being chosen as UW Grateful Alumnus 2014, which recognized Dr. Veith’s “selfless dedication to his patients and his boundless generosity set a new standard for all of us.” When presenting him with the award, the University of Washington cited Dr. Veith’s work with Mobility Outreach International, as well as his work with a Mobility Outreach International partner, (the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)), as part of the AOFAS Overseas Outreach Fellowship in Vietnam, as well as his involvement with the Natural Disaster Surgical Relief efforts in response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

In addition to his medical practice and philanthropic clinical and surgical outreach missions, Dr. Veith also has an extensive history of presenting his research at local, regional, and national organizations, and of cultivating the next generation of orthopedic surgeons through lectures on clinical evaluation, treatment, and surgical techniques.

Clinical Focus:
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Lower Extremity Trauma Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
General Orthopedics

Hospital Affiliations:
Valley Medical Center, Renton
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Professional Associations:
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Medical Director, Prosthetic Outreach Foundation
President, Prosthetic Outreach Foundation

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1983

Residency:
University of Washington, 1981
University of California San Francisco, Internal Medicine Internship, 1977

Undergraduate:
Stanford University – Bachelor of Science – 1972

Medical School:
University of Washington, 1975

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

Latest POA News

  • POA’s Athlete Comeback of the Month: Mercy

    Mercy Nelson is a 17-year-old athlete who was sidelined for over a year with a knee injury and battled her way back to become a first team all-league basketball athlete and a second team all-league volleyball player for Rainier Christian High School. Her incredible story makes her the star of this month’s athlete comeback blog! …

  • Finding Success as Women in Orthopedics

    If it seems like men dominate the orthopedic surgery field, you aren’t imagining things. In fact, approximately only 4% of orthopedists are women and the ongoing gender disparity in orthopedic surgery is rooted in reasons that range from misunderstandings to completely false data. One stereotype that deters women from going into orthopedic surgery is the …

  • POA’s Athlete Comeback of the Month: Riley

    Riley is now completely healed and experiencing very few problems with her knee, and like a true comeback story, she experienced the best season in her athletic career after her injury. If you’re in pain and want to get back to your active lifestyle, contact us at 425.656.5060 to schedule an appointment with our orthopedic doctors.

Dr. Barrett's Blog

  • Complications Related to Obesity in Total Knee Replacements

    In an article published in the May 2017 edition of Journal of Arthroplasty, authors Fehring, et al, describe their experience with total knee tibial component loosening in obese individuals. What they found is that patients with a BMI greater than 35 placed increased strain on the bone in the proximal or top part of the …

  • Free Hip and Knee Replacement Seminar, May 11

    Questions about hip or knee pain and what your options are? We’re excited to invite you to Dr. William Barrett’s free hip and knee replacement seminar on May 11th at 6 PM in the Medical Arts Center. Learn more about the benefits of joint replacement surgery and how it can help return you to an active, pain-free life. Dr. William Barrett is …

  • Smoking and the Risk of Infection After Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

    In a study by Tischler, et al, from the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, patients who were active smokers were found to have a significantly increased risk for infectious complications following hip and knee replacement surgery. In this study, published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery on February 15, 2017, the researchers looked at …