Craig Arntz, MD 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.
Rotator Cuff Repair: Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Hand and Wrist Arthritis Surgery
Valley Medical Center, Renton
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
Member, American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1990; Hand Surgery, 1992; Recertified, 2000; Recertified, 2009
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery; University of Washington, Seattle
Hand Surgery; University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden
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.