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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

COVID-19
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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SPECIALIZED
CARE

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

PATIENT SUCCESS STORIES

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Dr. Merritt performed a hip replacement on my dad, who was then 90, in the spring of 2015, using the anterior approach.In my opinion, this surgery saved my father’s life. At the time, he was spiraling downhill on several fronts. Because hip...

- Richard B.

// Andrew L. Merritt, 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 had a total right hip replacement on the 10th of August. From my first appointment with Jana Flener, to being discharged from Valley Medical I was TOTALLY impressed and happy with everything. Proliance Orthopedics is just super. They treated me...

- Mary M.

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

I was in pain for five years before I came here. I could hardly walk because the pain in my back, butt, and leg was so severe. I went to my doctor who did some tests, and finally, he told me that I needed a hip replacement. I had my left hip...

- Sherry

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

Anterior approach patient Largo, 67, received hip replacement surgery from POA surgeon Dr. William Barrett. After 5-6 years of knee and back pain, Largo’s hip became a problem. Dr. Barrett had performed orthopedic surgery on her husband and...

- POA Patient Largo

// William P. Barrett, 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.

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.

I first injured my shoulder when I was lifting an electric motor. I felt a pop and immediate pain. The pain was so limiting, I knew I really injured my shoulder. At my first visit with Dr. Merritt, I was very impressed. He really listened to me...

- Mark

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

I love the ocean. I love the sights, and sounds and smells of a harbor. The birds, the sea life, the people, I love it all. My dream for retirement is to cruise harbor to harbor in my boat enjoying the sights along the way. To explore the harbor...

- James S.

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

I finally decided to do something serious about my basketball knee (surgery in 1978 to remove part of meniscus cartilage), injured from playing at 45 long after I should have quit. So, I had knee replacement about 1 year ago – Sept 9, 2014....

- Eugene W.

// William P. Barrett, M.D.