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Home to Seattle's "Top Docs"
14 of our Providers recognized!

We are excited to announce that we have 14 providers awarded the Seattle Met Top Doc designation. Proliance Orthopedic Associates is dedicated to helping patients receive quality treatment that is tailored to their individual needs. Innovation through collaboration: we apply our surgical and non-surgical expertise with the most current technology in each patient's diagnosis and treatment plan.

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Please enjoy FREE parking at
ALL of our POA locations!

Additionally, construction is now complete at our Talbot location, allowing for easy-access, convenient parking options. We thank all of our patients for your understanding during the construction phase and are pleased to offer these new free options.

covid-19 virus

Policy Updates

Beginning August 23rd, no visitors will be allowed following surgery. Additionally, some surgical cases may be postponed. Visitors in the clinic may be limited.

The CDC has published new guidance for people who are fully vaccinated. This new guidance does not apply to healthcare settings!  If you have a visit planned to a Proliance Orthopedic Associates clinic, please wear your mask and continue distancing at 6-feet apart.


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I am very pleased with the results of my hip replacement surgery last July, 2015. One of my primary goals was to hike with my husband again, and I’ve been able to do that! We have hiked in California, Arizona and many other states this winter...

- Ramona

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

I came to see Dr. Shrivastava at Proliance Orthopedic Associates because I was having shoulder pain which caused problems whenever I used my arm.  Since being treated by Dr. Shrivastava, my shoulder pain is gone which is making my life so much...

- Patricia

// Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

Due to the fact I injured my knees severely when I was young and playing sports. I was in need of total knee replacement for both knees. After exhausting every non-invasive way of providing relief I went forward. I am in my mid forties and after...

- Tom

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

Dr. Shrivastava is very polite, caring, and positive.  I feel that he is truly concerned about my well-being. Jeannie (his medical assistant) is always cheerful and helpful, she is very efficient too. Since coming to Proliance Orthopedic...

- Margaret

// Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

I was referred to Dr. Howe by Dr. Wagner at the UW. I had been seeing Dr. Chapman at UW originally for several years because of my lower back issues. He wanted to do two surgeries a week a part fussing T7 thru S1. I would have lost 40% mobility...

- Karen G.

// Christopher R. Howe, M.D.

I had been having trouble with my right shoulder for a couple of years and tried non-surgical alternatives. When I slipped on my deck and landed hard on my right shoulder I ended up in VMC emergency, where the doctor referred me to Dr. Huang. Dr....

- Dexter

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

My primary care provider referred me to see Dr. Arntz at Proliance Orthopedic Associates in Renton because I was having problems with my shoulder.  I was having extreme pain in my shoulder whenever I would reach out to grab an object, or pick up...

- Regina S

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

“I was diagnosed with a very sever rotator cuff tear and I was referred to Dr. Arntz from my doctor at MultiCare. I cannot be more thankful and blessed to have had Dr. Arntz perform my surgery. He is so dedicated to doing the best job he...

- Diane

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

My name is Annmari and I am 53.  I have been Dr. Howlett’s patient for a little over 3 years now.  I broke all three bones in my ankle and luckily Dr. Howlett was in the emergency room when I got there and he did my surgery that night.  When...

- Annmari D.

// John Howlett, M.D.

Dear Dr. Cero,You are an excellent surgeon. Both of my surgeries, on my leg and arm went smoothly. For a woman turning 80, I give you a lot of the credit. You prepared both my family and me for both of the surgeries and gave me excellent care...

- Ramona Wolfe