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History

In 2013, ProOrtho opened its doors to the public. Now one of the Pacific Northwest’s leaders in orthopedics, ProOrtho began when Orthopedics International Ltd. and Evergreen Orthopedic Clinic, two of the Northwest’s leading and trusted orthopedic clinics, partnered together.

For nearly 60 years, Orthopedics International was the oldest orthopedic group in the greatest Seattle area. Founded after WWII, the practice was started by Dr. Robert Romano and Dr. Ernest Burgess, who were motivated to use their international surgery to teach and treat patients suffering from a variety of orthopedic conditions. They, and the other physicians on their team, were pioneers in a multitude of orthopedic surgery and their clinic was one of the first in the Pacific Northwest to emphasize the importance of sports medicine.

Evergreen Orthopedic Center was governed by a commitment to compassion, skill, and knowledge, a mission carried through by a team of highly trained orthopedic surgeons. At the Evergreen Orthopedic Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing medical research and education, the clinic’s surgeons were able to develop cutting-edge technology that would innovative the medical field and provide the highest standard of care for all patients.

At both groups, the orthopedic physicians saw an opportunity to embrace health care’s constantly changing nature by joining forces. As one clinic, they could offer high-quality, innovative, and personalized care at the best possible value and access to some of the region’s top surgeons. Now, thanks to the experience and passion of our physicians, our cross-specialty resources, and our advanced technology, ProOrtho provides the widest spectrum of the region’s orthopedic care.

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    We are thrilled to announce that our very own Dr. Richard Angelo, outstanding orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, was recently selected by Seattle Magazine as a 2017 Top Doctor in Sports Medicine. For their extensive 2017 report on the Seattle area’s most trusted physicians, Seattle Magazine utilized Castle Connolly Top Doctors to enlist well-known regional …

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