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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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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.

“After three decades of reoccurring back problems involving infrequent but sometimes serious sciatic nerve pain, I finally decided that I needed to find a doctor whom I could trust to give me a professional and unbiased analysis of my...

- Larry

// Christopher R. Howe, M.D.

POA patient Betty, 89, recently received hip replacement surgery from Dr. Merritt. She details the discomfort that led to her decision to schedule orthopedic surgery and her experience at Proliance Orthopedic Associates. Her peers call her “the...

- POA Patient Betty

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

Dr. Fredrick S. Huang
,I can’t tell you enough what a different person Chad is lately. He’s swimming and biking a lot, and slowly adding more activity. He is so much happier when he’s not in pain. I didn’t really understand the daily...

- Angie (Mom of patient)

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

“I had an injury while on a beach vacation. Dr. Niket Shrivastava offered me guidance remotely. I down played the injury. Dr. Shrivastava, very tactfully, described the severity of my condition and provided me a course of action which had...

- Parag

// Niket Shrivastava, M.D.

Before I came to Proliance Orthopedic Associates I was VERY discouraged.  I was in pain every day for months, but being told nothing was wrong.  The day I met Dr. Shrivastava and Jeannie, my world brightened.  They assured me that I would get...

- Kimberly

// Niket Shrivastava, 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

All of the staff that I encountered were very helpful.  Never did I feel rushed and whenever I had a question, it was thoroughly answered.  For having surgery, Proliance Orthopedic Associates made it feel the best possible.  Dr. Shrivastava...

- Ted

// Niket Shrivastava, 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.

On May 19, 2008, Geoffrey had his left hip replaced after living with bone-on-bone pain for almost two years.“All of the cartilage was gone,” Geoffrey said. “I ran track and raced jet skis. I just wore it out,” Newing...

- Geoffrey