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Home to Seattle's "Top Docs"
Take a look at our recognized providers!

We are excited to announce that  several of our providers were 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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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!

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Proliance Surgery Center at Valley

Recognized as Top 20 ASC Performing Most Knee Replacements!

POA is among the top 20 ASCs that performed the most total knee replacement procedures in U.S. in 2022, click through to view the entire list!

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Dr. Barrett Announces Retirement

Dr. Barrett's retirement comes after almost 40 years of service to the international joint replacement community.


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From Over 20 years ago he did carpal tunnel surgery on both my hands; a few years later he ‘rebuilt’ my left thumb. So when I was having very painful right shoulder issues, I contacted Dr. Arntz!! He found I had an...

- A. Sharon

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

I just wanted to take the time to send you and your amazing staff, especially Gina, a big thank you for my recent care and surgery that I had in August. I am so happy with the outcome and it feels so good to live pain free and not have the...

- Sonja

// Jason H. Thompson, 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 came into Proliance Orthopedic Associates to see Dr. Shrivastava because I was unable to lift anything more than a couple of pounds without severe pain in my thumbs. Dr. Shrivastava was very caring and professional. He explained every option...

- Nancy

// Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

Dear Dr. Barrett,Thank you for taking my husband under your care and facilitating a very successful left total hip replacement outcome.During his follow-up visit you asked him how he viewed his recovery with the anterior approach.  His response...

- Wendy

I’m a 57-year-old guy who has worked desk jobs for the past 30+ years. I’ve been active my whole life. I enjoy playing various sports such as baseball, basketball and soccer, and outdoor activities such as long distance running, skiing and...

- Tom

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

WOW, where to begin? Firstly, I want to thank Dr. Novak, he is an excellent doctor and very experienced. I broke my fibular playing soccer in July and was in a lot of pain. He immediately talked about surgery and was able to repair my broken...

- Derek

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

Dear Dr. Barrett,I just got back from my Physical Therapy session. I walked in, and I walked out. The other day, I stood at a window, (without having to use a walking aid or lean on someone) and watched the world go by. (I don’t remember the...

- Deb

I came to see Dr. Shrivastava at Proliance Orthopedic Associates because I broke my wrist.  It was the first time that I had broken anything.  From my first visit here with Zach PA-C, till my last, everyone made me feel comfortable and at...

- Betty

// Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

In 1984, at age 3, I broke my arm badly after I fell off my swing set. No one would ever know I had compartment syndrome, multiple surgeries, and almost lost the use of my right arm. Our pastor and my family prayed over my arm as talks of...

- Noelle