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

We are excited to announce that we have 10 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.

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Talbot Location
Elevator Repairs

Beginning March 9th, 2022, through December 9th, 2022, there will be elevator work performed at our Talbot location.

Please expect longer wait times upon arrival to our location.

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Take a Tour of
Proliance Surgery Center at Valley!

We're celebrating one year of our ambulatory surgery center and want to give you a closer look at our state-of-the-art facility!


Find the care you need, when and where you need it, with the region's most comprehensive orthopedic care.


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I had surgery on February 3 of this year. I was terrified and I had not taken care of my ankle for three months prior to surgery. Dr. Novak was really understanding and listened to my problems. I am heavy and he did not mention that but gave me a...

- Katlyn B.

// Erik J. Novak, M.D., Ph.D.

August, 2015As a 64 year old active male who has been in pain for the past couple of years, I scheduled an initial appointment with Dr. Andrew Merritt. I immediately had confidence in his ability to “help” me with getting back to my regular...

- Kenneth

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

I’m 75-year-old patient of Dr. Craig T. Arntz. On April 16, 2013, Dr. Arntz repaired my right rotator cuff. Through that procedure, along with his wonderful associates and therapy that he recommended, my shoulder has returned to full range of...

- Jessie

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

The surgeries I received in 2016 were a major rotator cuff surgery from Dr. Arntz in April and a total knee replacement in June by Dr. Merritt. I was referred by Dr. David Sweiger who took the time and interest to try to help me. So glad I...

- Jay S.

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

I started having problems with my back eight years ago; the pain would come and go and became increasingly worse. I like to take trips and my back pain was slowing me down which was making me angry. I had gone to chiropractors, massage...

- Vickie A.

// Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

I take this time to share with you feedback about my experience with Proliance Orthopedics. Over the course of time, I worked with doctors and physician assistants at Proliance to address problems associated with my hip and back. Dr. Chilczuk,...

- Joy K.

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

After years of painful arthritis keeping them from the activities they enjoy in life, VOA patients share their joint replacement journeys.Edward James, a retired high school principal, lived with the pain of arthritis for nearly four years before...

- Edward

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

Dr Huang,Our daughter, Katie, was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia her senior year in high school, on Sept. 24th, 2011. She endured chemotherapy, 6 months of treatment and worked hard to be able to come back and play basketball for her...

- Katie's Mom

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

It was the day that my left knee collapsed under my own weight for no apparent reason that I realized that I could no longer ignore the pain in my knees. That moment came as a complete shock to me because I’ve been active all my life. I played...

- Douglas

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

Letter of Appreciation for Dr. HuangI happen to have the opportunity of having you do a left hip replacement for me after the first one failed. It was after hours and you were the on-call Orthopedic Surgeon. You took extra necessary steps to...

- Debra B.

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.