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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.

covid-19 virus

Policy Updates

As we see an increase in positive cases and hospitalizations, we have updated our policies to keep our physicians, staff, and patients safe. If you are scheduled for a visit to one of our clinic, urgent care or MRI locations, please follow these guidelines. If you feel unwell, please call to reschedule your appointment.


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Though early hip replacement is the new trend For 64 years you have been a good friend It is to thank you that I am writing this ode For you have done your best to carry my loadYou have been in London, Paris and French countryside You have been...

- Pat

// William P. Barrett, 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.

Dear Dr. Howlett,I have had many surgeries, but I have seldom had the care that you took to explain the process I would go through. After the surgery, when I saw the X-rays, and the incision, I could tell that you had done an excellent job. More...

- Dawn

// John Howlett, M.D.

I had injured my hip labrum 18 years before I saw Dr. Huang. At that point I was keeping pain under control using anti inflammatories but my limp was getting worse. I first saw Dr. Huang in February 2013 and when he asked what was a good date for...

- Jan C.

// Fredrick S. Huang, M.D.

Thanks to all of you at Proliance for making my trip to Katmai Alaska possible. The trip was very difficult physically and would have been impossible without the knee replacement.

- Bruce

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

Even when military retiree John Clements was living with bone-on-bone pain in his right knee, he started his day at 6 a.m. and kept going until about 10 p.m. He lived with arthritic deterioration in his knee for 20 years.Clements had his right...

- Clement

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

As someone from out of town, I emailed and got a fast response and set up an appointment. My back was so bad I could hardly walk four steps. Dr. Chilczuk had me x-rayed, and he knew and cared about my pain. I had to run the gamut before I could...

- Bill

// B. Daniel Chilczuk, M.D.

I am enthusiastic to share my patient experience with Dr. Barrett and Proliance Orthopedic Associates, and to inform other people who have an interest in seeking the best care for their hip related issues.I am an experienced war horse, so to...

- Stefan

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

In my case, I really can’t pin down when my right hip started causing problems. I can, however, pin down when the problem got really bad – November, 2012.The trek started from Jiri, Nepal, a long day’s car ride to the East of Kathmandu....

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// 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.