Craig T. Arntz, MD For an appointment call: 425.656.5060


  • Orthopedic


  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow
  • Shoulder

Care Center:

Proliance Orthopedic Associates

Clinic Locations:

  • Renton - 4011 Talbot Road S


Craig T. 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. He has advanced training in shoulder surgery with extensive experience in treating the most complex shoulder disorders. He has particular interest in arthroscopic shoulder repair, rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacement surgery, including reverse shoulder replacement. 

Dr. Arntz is also a board-certified hand surgeon, and he is recognized in the Seattle and Renton communities as a shoulder and upper extremity specialist. He is proud to have had thousands of physician and patient referrals.

He uses advanced techniques to restore his patients' shoulder and hand comfort and function as quickly and safely as possible. He has co-authored several articles and book chapters about rotator cuff repair and shoulder arthritis reconstruction.

He is a native of Seattle. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys snow and water skiing, boating, and travel.

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Education & Fellowship

BS, Seattle University
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine

University of Washington Medical Center

Shoulder and elbow surgery, University of Washington Medical Center
Hand surgery, University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Member, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Surgical Facilities

Proliance Orthopedic Associates Ambulatory Surgery Center
Valley Medical Center – UW Medicine

Meet Dr. Arntz