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Susan R. Cero, M.D.

Dr. Cero is board certified and provides a complete range of Orthopedic Care for her patients. In addition to Joint Replacement Surgery, she has a special interest in ACL & Knee Surgery and Shoulder Surgery. She combines experience with the latest technological advances and surgical techniques to improve outcomes. She specializes in helping her patients regain a healthy, active lifestyle. Her compassion combined with expertise will exceed your expectations in the treatment of your bone and joint problems.

Dr. Cero was named Doctor of the Year by Best of Renton in 2015. She is on the Board of Directors for Proliance Surgeons and POA Ambulatory Surgery Center. She is also a member of the Health Care Advisory Committee for the Washington Policy Center. Dr. Cero  practices at Proliance Orthopedic Associates in Renton, WA.

Clinical Interests:
Hip and Knee replacement
ACL and Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Sports Injuries
Shoulder Surgery
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Hand Surgery for Arthritis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Lower Extremity Injuries

Hospital Affiliation:
Valley Medical Center, Renton

Professional Affiliations:
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
Member, Washington State Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Stop Sports Injuries

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1995; Recertified 2005
Subspecialty Certification Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2012

University of Washington, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1993

Medical School:
Hahnamann University, 1988
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society



4011 Talbot Rd S #300
Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425.656.5060
Fax: 425.656.5047


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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