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

We are excited to announce that we have 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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Please welcome our newest physician...

William Hannay, M.D.

Dr. Hannay is a sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopic and open operative management of sports injuries of the elbow, shoulder, hip and knee.


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I was told by 2 surgeons that I needed both knees replaced but I’d better get them done together as it’s so painful that I’d never come back to get the second one done. I was also told that my activities would be very limited as...

- Monica F.

// William P. Barrett, 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.

January, 2013I am 59 years old and have suffered for years with Oesteoarthritis in my knee due to sports injuries. I tried to prolong the life of the knee with cortisone and viscous shots but finally reached a point where my quality of life had...

- Dinah

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

August, 2015As a 64 year old active male who has been in pain for the past couple of years, I scheduled an initial appointment with Dr. Andrew Merritt. I immediately had confidence in his ability to “help” me with getting back to my regular...

- Kenneth

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

Five years ago I had my right knee replaced by Dr. Barrett. When my left knee started going out, I knew I needed to make another appointment at Proliance Orthopedic Associates to see. Dr. Barrett.  My first appointment was with PA-C Jana...

- Thomas

// Timothy B. Alton, M.D.

I came to Dr. Veith because I had pain in my leg due to hardware, along with pain in my foot that went undiagnosed by other doctors for 5 years. I spent only a few minutes with Dr. Veith and after a few x-rays he was able to give me answers as to...

- Shannon S.

Firstly, I can’t express in writing or words my gratitude and thanks for Dr. Andrew Merritt. Dr. Merritt’s surgical skills and genuine / sincere care demonstrated for his patients’ orthopedic wants, needs and desires is quite remarkable....

- Michael Q

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

I am blessed to have found great medical personnel at Proliance Orthopedic Associates. As soon as I come into the building, I can feel that I am cared about and that I will be in good hands. I am also blessed that I was referred to Dr. Thompson...

- Richard R.

// Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

In June 2010, I had surgery on my lower back. Until then, I was in serious and debilitating constant pain and had been for many years. I was on large dosages of pain meds that only took the edge off of the pain I was experiencing. The meds were...

- Lynne

// Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

I began my career as a mountain guide taking people to the summit of Mt Rainier in 1968 at age 17. Many years and hundreds of summit ascents later, my knees were shot. I consulted with Dr. Barrett and subsequently decided to go with...

- Joe H.

// William P. Barrett, M.D.