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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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Talbot Location
Elevator Repairs

Beginning March 9th, 2022, through December 9th, 2022, there will be elevator work performed at our Talbot location.

Please expect longer wait times upon arrival to our location.

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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!


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


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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.

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.

Enjoy this detailed testimonial video from POA patient Lloyd. He walks us through his experience as a patient of POA physician Dr. Craig T. Arntz. From diagnosis to surgery, Lloyd was in the best hands at Proliance Orthopedic Associates. We’re...

- Lloyd

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

Thank you so much Dr. Cero for putting me back together.

- - Kerry, Future Bike Racer!!!

Over the years, Pauline has had four surgeries with Proliance Orthopedic Associates orthopedic physician Dr. Craig Arntz. She has had two hand surgeries, as well as both right and left shoulder surgery. She discusses how she is virtually...

- Pauline

// Craig T. Arntz, M.D.

Proliance Orthopedic Associates and Dr. William Barrett are rare finds in healthcare and surgery.  In my 72 year lifetime, and 50 years as a health care professional, I have a multitude of experiences with doctors, health care systems and...

- B. Noelani Hong

// William P. Barrett, M.D.

In 1984, at age 3, I broke my arm badly after I fell off my swing set. No one would ever know I had compartment syndrome, multiple surgeries, and almost lost the use of my right arm. Our pastor and my family prayed over my arm as talks of...

- Noelle

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.

My first injection was harder, longer, and much more painful than I anticipated. Apparently, I have a humungous bone spur and Dr. Chilczuk had to figure out the best over, under, or around route to the nerve root. It worked! I had a GREAT...

- Lori

// B. Daniel Chilczuk, M.D.

I had a total right hip replacement on the 10th of August. From my first appointment with Jana Flener, to being discharged from Valley Medical I was TOTALLY impressed and happy with everything. Proliance Orthopedics is just super. They treated me...

- Mary M.

// William P. Barrett, M.D.