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Home to Seattle's "Top Docs"
10 of our Providers recognized!

We are excited to announce that we have 10 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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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!


Find the care you need, when and where you need it, with the region's most comprehensive orthopedic care.


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At 83 years old, I was very frightened at the thought of needing surgery on my hip.  I haven’t had surgery since I was 6 years old, and it was not something that I wanted to go through at the age of 83.  I had been limping for over a year,...

- Joanne

// Andrew L. Merritt, M.D.

Thank you, Dr. Huang and staff at Proliance Orthopedic Associates for providing excellent care with my knee surgery!

- Robin

// Fredrick S. Huang, 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.

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

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

“I was given a referral for Dr. Arntz years ago when I injured my left shoulder. He was a pleasant doctor and person. He suggested shoulder repair at that time. And also told me that with my condition, I would need a complete shoulder...

- Denise

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

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

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.


The Comeback KidI climbed Mt Adams on Friday, July 19, 2013.This was a big event for me for 2 reasons. I am the “comeback kid” as I have had bilateral knee replacements and two rotator cuff surgeries in the last 3 years. At 62, I...

- Don

// William P. Barrett, 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.