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Not all "Top Docs"
are in Seattle
17 are at POA!

We are excited to announce that we have 17 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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COVID-19
Policy Updates

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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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 am writing this letter to thank Proliance Orthopedic Associates and Dr. Susan Cero for making my joint replacement surgery a complete success. The surgery was performed on May 18, 2015. The outcome is much better than expected. The joint...

- Jana T.

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.

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.

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.

After a fall at the gym, Logan broke both his left radius and ulna. Dr. Cero’s work on Logan’s arm has helped him get back on the court.If you suffer a sports-related injury, such as an ACL or rotator cuff tear, or wrist or shoulder...

- Logan

Thanks from a Mountain ClimberDr. Barrett performed total knee replacements on both of my knees. They are not like original equipment, but they do work well enough for me to do this!

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// William P. Barrett, 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.

I injured my right knee and ankle while racing motocross back in August of 2014. I was trying to ‘look young’ and ended up colliding with another racer and landing on my right side. I went to Valley Medical Center where I was placed into a...

- Ken

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

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.