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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.

UNMATCHED
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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I recently slipped on a wet floor and broke my right wrist. As an active outdoors person, I enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, jeeping and dirt bike riding so I was concerned about future limitations if healing didn’t go well. I researched the...

- Carla

// John Howlett, M.D.

Today marks my one week post op anniversary for my left hip surgery! I am amazed my pain is gone only tenderness in incision site.  I’m an old 70 year retired R.N. and recognize an outstanding medical office-which I found at your office from...

- Sallee

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

I went in to see the skin doc for something little on my face. Really being vain. When I was talking she noticed a mole on my finger. (I hate this mole, came up after a burn) She said that looks like cancer and took a biopsy right away. It came...

- Dawn W.

// John Howlett, M.D.

I was really taken back by Dr. Thompson because he did everything in a compassionate and quick manor. I had a ruptured disc in my back; I was in a lot of pain and could hardly walk. Dr. Thompson had quickly ordered an MRI on my back and then did...

- Beverly W.

// Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

The first time I visited Dr. Jason Thompson, he said, “Why did you wait so long?” My back hurt from time to time, some days more than others. But, I didn’t think too much of the pain, because it usually got better. Then it...

- Mariquita

// Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

Dear Dr. Merritt: I am 77 years old and had been fighting a steady decline and use of my right knee due to continuing pain for several years. I tried various treatments that were temporary at best. Several of my friends had gone through a similar...

- Clayton and Joann

// 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 first met Dr. Howlett in the ER when I broke my shoulder, he was the on-call doctor and I’m very glad that he was. He did surgery on my shoulder and was extremely thorough in explaining the injury as well as what needed to be done to fix it....

- Betty M.

// John Howlett, M.D.

Dr. Cero, When you gave me my new knee, you took ten years off of my age and my daily life and outlook improved. My wife Betty, daughter Pat, and granddaughter DeDe were all relieved. Your wonderful, warm conversation gave us so much information...

- Albert

Dear Dr. Cero,Just wanted to let you know that my surgery is just beautiful. My doctor, who is Dr. Hatfied, that had done my hip was very pleased with the x-ray. He said you did a real good job. How about that? He took more x-rays last week and...

- Rita