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

We are excited to announce that we have 14 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

Beginning August 23rd, no visitors will be allowed following surgery. Additionally, some surgical cases may be postponed. Visitors in the clinic may be limited.

The CDC has published new guidance for people who are fully vaccinated. This new guidance does not apply to healthcare settings!  If you have a visit planned to a Proliance Orthopedic Associates clinic, please wear your mask and continue distancing at 6-feet apart.


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I was lucky to have had a wonderful experience today spending it in the VOA Surgery Center. From the time upon admitting, to surgery, recovery, and discharge the staff was so caring, kind, and compassionate about the patient, and the procedure to...

- Rebecca

This past summer I met with Proliance Orthopedic Associates for help with my continuing back pain from degenerating discs and arthritis in my spine generating years ago in my college days in the 60s.  I met with Dr. Jason Thompson at Proliance...

- Janet

// Jason H. Thompson, 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.

Victor is no stranger to shoulder pain. Ten years ago Victor had surgery to repair his right rotator cuff. Then pain in both shoulders was again limiting Victor’s mobility and active lifestyle. His family physician referred him to VOA...

- Victor

// Craig T. Arntz, 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.

Getting a hip replaced is no easy deal, but having it done by Dr. Susan Cero of Proliance Orthopedic Associates made it go so smoothly and it was an overall great experience. From the first appointment, to the pre-op, to the surgery, to the...

- Heather

To Dr. Merritt,On a Saturday in April of 2014, I had climbed a step ladder to reach a bowl from a cupboard. Somehow, I forgot that I was on a ladder, and fell. I couldn’t get off the floor and had to call for help. I had fractured my hip.That...

- Nicole

// Andrew L. Merritt, 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.

The surgeries I received in 2016 were a major shoulder surgery from Dr. Arntz in April and a total knee replacement in June by Dr. Merritt. I was referred by Dr. David Sweiger who took the time and interest to try to help me. So glad I switched...

- Jay S.

// 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.