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  • Craig Arntz, MD

    Craig Arntz

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Hand Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Changed clinic name
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Craig Arntz is a board certified orthopedic shoulder specialist with 20 years of experience treating problems that often require shoulder surgery, including rotator cuff tears, instability, fractures and shoulder arthritis.

    Dr. Arntz has advanced training in shoulder surgery with extensive experience in treating the most complex shoulder disorders. Additionally, Dr Arntz is a board-certified hand surgeon. Recognized in the Seattle and Renton community as a shoulder and upper extremity specialist, Dr. Arntz is proud to have had thousands of physician and patient referrals. 

    A Seattle native, Dr. Arntz has co-authored several articles and book chapters about rotator cuff repair and shoulder arthritis reconstruction. Dr. Arntz has particular interest in arthroscopic shoulder repair, rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement surgery, including reverse shoulder replacement.  

    Dr. Arntz uses advanced techniques to restore his patients' shoulder and hand comfort and function as quickly and safely as possible. He practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton clinic.
    Outside of medicine, Dr. Arntz enjoys to spend time with his family. He also enjoys snow and water skiing, boating and travel.
     
    Clinical Focus: 
    Rotator Cuff Repair: Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Shoulder Joint Replacement
    Hand and Wrist Arthritis Surgery

    Hospital Affiliations: 
    Valley Medical Center, Renton
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

    Professional Affiliations:
    Member, American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons 
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Board Certifications:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990; Hand Surgery, 1992; Recertified, 2000; Recertified, 2009

    Fellowship Training:
    Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; University of Washington, Seattle
    Hand Surgery; University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden

    Residency:
    University of Washington, 1987; Medical School: University of Washington, 1981

    Dr. Arntz is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • William Barrett, MD

    William P Barrett

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5341

    Biography

    Dr. William Barrett is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacement. He performs over 500 hip and knee replacement procedures each year. He is actively involved in clinical research on Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement (THA), Alternative Bearings for THA, Less Invasive Approaches to joint replacement and use of computerized vs. custom cutting guides for knee replacement. As a nationally recognized joint replacement surgeon, he lectures globally on hip and knee replacement topics. He is active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Continuing Medical Education programs. He is a board examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Dr. Barrett has been involved in the design of some of the most commonly used hip and knee replacement systems used today. He is the medical director for the Joint Center at Valley Medical Center in Renton WA, voted the #1 hospital for joint replacement in 2010, 2011 by Healthgrades. He is president of the VOA Research Foundation and practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates Renton office.

    Dr. Barrett was named a top doctor for joint replacement in the 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2007 issues of Seattle Magazine and the 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008 issues of Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

    Dr. Barrett has published book chapters and medical journal articles, and presented to the global medical community:

    • Journal Article "Comparison of Radiographic Alignment of Imageless Computer-Assisted Surgery vs Conventional Instrumentation in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty" Barrett et al Journal of Arthroplasty 2011
    • Presented paper: "Large Diameter Modular Metal-on-Metal Total Hips: Assessing Soft Tissue Adverse Events" at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, February 2011, San Diego.
    • Faculty, "Anterior Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty," DePuy Orthopaedics Tissue-Sparing Solutions, November 2009, 2010, & 2012, Henderson, NV
    • Faculty, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons course "Knee Arthroplasty: Uni, Total & Revision, Insight and New Techniques," October 2008, 2009, 2010, & 2011 Chicago, IL
    • Faculty, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons course "Innovative Techniques in Primary Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty," October 2007, 2009, & 2011Chicago, IL
    • Washington State Orthopedic Associate annual meeting guest speaker, October 2011, Pullman, WA
    • Oregon Association of Orthopedists annual meeting guest speaker, November 2011
    • Presented "Prospective Randomized Study of Anterior vs. Postero-lateral Approach For Total Hip Arthroplasty" American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, Feb 2012
    • Journal Article "Large Diameter Modular Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty: Incidence of Revision for Adverse Reaction to Metallic Debris" - The Journal of Arthroplasty, June 2012
    • Presented to FDA Orthopedic Devices and Rehabilitation panal regarding Metal-on-Metal Total Hips- Washington, DC June 2012

    Learn about the latest in joint replacement, read comments or post one yourself at Dr. Barrett'sjoint replacement blog.

    Hospital Affiliations:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton
    Swedish Medical Center, Seattle

    Professional Affiliations:
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    Member, Western Orthopaedic Association

    Board Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988
    Recertified, 1998
    Recertified, 2007

    Fellowship Training:

    Arthritis Surgery and Joint Reconstruction, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1986

    Residency:
    University of Washington, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1985

    Medical School:
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1980

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Traci Barthel, MD

    Traci G Barthel

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Hand surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Traci Barthel specializes in hand and wrist surgery.  Dr. Barthel practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton and Covington clinics.

    Clinical Focus: 

    Hand and Wrist Surgery

    General Orthopedics

    Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Professional Affiliations: 

    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

    Board Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2004

    Fellowship Training:
    University of Washington, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 2002

    Residency:
    Case Western Reserve University, 2001

    Medical School:
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1995

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Susan Cero, MD

    CeroSusan3

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Cero provides a complete range of Orthopedic Care for her patients. In addition to Joint Replacement Surgery, she has a special interest in ACL & Knee Surgery and Shoulder Surgery. She combines experience with the latest technological advances and surgical techniques to improve outcomes. She specializes in helping her patients regain a healthy, active lifestyle. Her compassion combined with expertise will exceed your expectations in the treatment of your bone and joint problems.

    Dr. Cero is on the board of directors for Proliance Surgeons and VOA Ambulatory Surgery Center, and is a member of the Health Care Advisory Committee for the Washington Policy Center. She practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates in Renton. 

    Clinical Interests:
    Hip and Knee replacement
    ACL and Knee Surgery
    Arthroscopic Surgery
    Sports Injuries
    Shoulder Surgery
    Rotator Cuff Injuries
    Hand Surgery for Arthritis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Lower Extremity Injuries

    Professional Affiliations:
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
    Member, Washington State Medical Association

    Residency:
    University of Washington, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 1993

    Medical School:
    Hahnamann University, 1988
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Christopher Howe, MD

    Christopher R. Howe

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Spine Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Howe specializes in surgical and non-surgical care of the spine. He has volunteered at a rural hospital in Bangladesh, Tabatha Homeless Shelter and with Doctors Ought to Care. Dr. Howe practices at VOA's Renton and Covington clinics.

    Clinical Focus:
    Spine Surgery

    Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Fellowship Training:
    Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington, Spine Fellowship

     Residency:
    University of Washington, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    University of Washington, Department of General Surgery

    Medical School:
    University of North Dakota School of Medicine

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • John Howlett, MD

    John P. Howlett

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Hand surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    In addition to general orthopedics, Dr. Howlett specializes in hand and wrist surgery. He practices at VOA's Renton and Newcastle clinics.

    Clinical Focus:
    Hand and Microvascular Surgery

    Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Fellowship Training:
    University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship

     Residency:
    University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Orthopedic Surgery
    University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, General Surgery

    Medical School:
    University of California, San Francisco

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Fredrick Huang, MD

    Fredrick S. Huang

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 206.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Huang has a special interest in arthroscopic knee surgery and teaches ACL reconstruction techniques to orthopedic residents at the Seattle VA Hospital. 

    He has participated in a research study involving the treatment of cartilage injuries.  Dr. Huang focuses on providing treatment plans individually tailored to meet each patient's unique condition and situation.  Dr. Huang practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton and Covington clinics.

    Clinical Focus:
    Arthroscopic Knee and Shoulder Surgery
    Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
    Sports Injuries
    Complex Fracture Care

     Hospital Affiliations:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle

    Professional Affiliation:
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Residency:

    University of Washington, 2001

    Medical School:
    University of Florida, 1996

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Andrew Merritt, MD

    MerrittAndrew

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road S, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425-656-5060
    Fax: 425-656-5047

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Erik Novak, MD

    Erik J. Novak

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Podiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Novak is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of foot and ankle conditions.  He also enjoys general orthopedics and treatment of fractures.  Dr. Novak believes that taking time to explain to patients their musculoskeletal conditions and treatment choices allows for a faster recovery to the activities and sports they enjoy.  Outside of medicine, Dr. Novak enjoys spending time with his family.  He also enjoys outdoor recreational activities and traveling.  Dr. Novak practices at the Foot and Ankle Center located at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton and Covington clinics.

    Clinical Focus:
    Foot and Ankle Surgery

    Lower extremity trauma surgery

    Arthroscopic surgery

    General Orthopedics and fracture care

    Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Professional Association:

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

    Fellowship Training:
    University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, Foot and Ankle Fellowship

    Residency:
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

    Medical School:
    University of Washington School of Medicine

    Doctoral Training:
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Molecular and Cellular Biology (Immunology)

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Niket Shrivastava, MD

    Niket Shrivastava

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Hand surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    In addition to general orthopedics, Dr. Shrivastava specializes in hand and wrist surgery. He practices at VOA's Renton and Covington locations.

    Clinical Focus:
    Hand and Wrist Surgery
    General Orthopedics

    Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Fellowship Training:
    University of California Davis Medical Center, Hand Surgery Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, Sacramento, CA

    Research Experience:
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Research Assistant, Center for Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    Residency:
    Columbia University, Postdoctoral Resident Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics, New York, NY

    Medical School:
    Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Steven Summerfield, MD

    Steven L. Summerfield

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery
    • Secondary: Hand surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Orthopedic Specialists
    4361 Talbot Road South, Suite 102
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.226.1180
    Fax: 425.235.0695

    Biography

    Dr. Summerfield graduated with an engineering degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at St. Louis University School of Medicine, followed by a hand surgery fellowship at Brown University. 

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Jason Thompson, MD

    Jason H. Thompson

    Specialties

    • Primary: Spine Surgery
    • Secondary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    Dr. Jason Thompson is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specializes in the care of patients with simple or complex problems of the neck or back. As an expert in the care of the spine, he may prescribe treatments including physical therapy, spinal injections, medications or massage, or he may perform surgical procedures including decompression, disc replacement, scoliosis correction or spinal fusion. Dr. Thompsonhas special interests in treating young adults with scoliosis and in using cutting-edge technology to reduce the "footprint" of spinal surgery.

    Recognizing that each patient is unique, he helps each person develop an individualized treatment plan. Whether a patient comes to him with leg cramps from stenosis or a numb arm from a blown-out disc in the neck, his goal is helping people regain their maximum potential. 

    Dr. Thompson serves as Medical Director of The Spine Center, which allows him to improve his patients' experience as they move through the office, hospital, and rehabilitation phases of treatment. Coordinating and collaborating with other experts, such as therapists, radiologists, and physiatrists, Dr. Thompson utilizes the strengths of a team approach to help his patients reach their goals. He believes in the power and success of an accurate diagnosis, rapid, individualized treatment, and multi-modality rehabilitative care.

    Patients frequently refer their families and friends to Dr. Thompson, and he believes there is no greater compliment than a satisfied patient saying, "Thanks! I?ll send my family to you."

    A Florida native, Dr. Thompson has embraced the beauties of the Pacific Northwest and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, sailing and skiing.

    Clinical Focus:

    Simple and complex care of the spine

    Hospital Affiliation: 

    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Professional Association:  

    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Board Certification:

    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Fellowship Training:

    Fellow, Advanced Clinical Experience in the Care of the Spine, University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, 2005

    Residency:

    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2004

    Medical Education:

    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1999

    Undergraduate Education:

    Wake Forest University, 1995

    Dr. Thompson practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton and Covington offices.

    For more information or to make an appointment, call (425) 656-5010, visit Dr. Thompson's web site at

    seattlespinedoc.com, or contact drthompson@seattlespinedoc.com.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Martin Tullus, MD

    Martin S. Tullus

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5060
    Fax: 206.656.5047

    Biography

    As an orthopedic specialist, Dr. Martin Tullus is committed to providing the latest and best solutions for musculoskeletal problems.

    Dr. Tullus practices an active lifestyle and understands and takes seriously the importance of helping patients heal their injuries.  His goal is to return his patients to their daily activities or sports as safely and quickly as possible.  Dr. Tullus practices at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton clinic.

    Clinical Focus:
    Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Knee Surgery
    Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery
    Shoulder Surgery

     Hospital Affiliation:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton

    Professional Affiliation:
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Board Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1983

    Fellowship Training:
    AO Trauma, Basel, Switzerland

    Residency:
    University of Washington, 1981

    Medical School:
    University of Washington, 1976

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers
  • Robert Veith, MD

    Robert G. Veith

    Specialties

    • Primary: Orthopedic Surgery

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Proliance Orthopedic Associates
    4011 Talbot Road South, Suite 300
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656-5060
    Fax: 425.656.5047

    Biography

    As a member of the Prosthetic Outreach Foundation's  board of directors, Dr. Veith has provided surgical services to help children and adults in Vietnam and Bangladesh walk again. He will continue with these medical missions, finding fulfillment in helping people who would otherwise never be able to walk. Read more about Dr. Veith's work abroad.

    Dr. Veith practices at the Foot and Ankle Center  located at Valley Orthopedic Associates' Renton clinic.

    Clinical Focus:
    Foot and Ankle Surgery
    Lower Extremity Trauma Surgery
    Arthroscopic Surgery
    General Orthopedics

     Hospital Affiliations:
    Valley Medical Center, Renton
    Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

    Professional Associations:
    Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Member, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Board of Directors, Prosthetic Outreach Foundation

    Board Certification:
    Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1983

    Residency:
    University of Washington, 1981
    University of California San Francisco, Internal Medicine Internship, 1977

    Medical School:
    University of Washington, 1975

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Accepting New Patients: Yes
    Affiliation: Affiliated Community Providers