John A Schlechter, DO
Office and Contact Information
1310 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 633-2111
fax: (714) 633-5615
map & directions
25982 Pala Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
phone: (949) 600-8800
fax: (949) 600-8813
map & directions
Physician BioDr. Schlechter is a board certified fellowship trained Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy for children and adolescents.
Dr. Schlechter received his Bachelor of Science degree at Arizona State University, before attending the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology. Upon graduation he served as Chief Intern at Peninsula Hospital Center, part of the North Shore University Health System in New York. Dr Schlechter completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Riverside County Regional Medical Center, here in Southern California, where he is currently the Director of Orthopedic Education and Research. He completed a Pediatric Orthopedic and Scoliosis fellowship at Children’s Hospital San Diego as well as a post-fellowship preceptorship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Specialty Institute in Orange, CA. He is an active part of the clinical faculty for the Western University of Health Sciences. He serves as team physician for several local high schools. He has participated in several orthopedic mission trips to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and remains interested in international orthopedics. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America as well as the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
- Medical School
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY
- Rotating Internship
Peninsula Hospital Center, Far Rockaway, NY
- Orthopedic Surgery Residency
Riverside County Regional Medical Center, Moreno Valley, CA
- Pediatric Orthopedic & Scoliosis Fellowship
Children's Hospital San Diego, CA
- Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Schlechter, CHOC Children's, Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Athletes
In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. John Schlecter, CHOC Children's, discusses how to prevent sports injuries for female athletes. ...
CHOC Articles & Publications
|CHOC Sports Medicine Program Opens Irvine Office
Physician Connection: Fall 2010
Comprehensive, sports physical therapy services are now available much closer to home for young South Orange County athletes. The CHOC Children’s Sports Medicine Program has opened a new office i...
|Focus on Sports Safety this Fall
Kid's Health (Archive): Fall 2009
For many children, fall means more than getting back to school-it's also the beginning of the fall sports season. While fall sports injuries are common, making sure your child is prepared can help pre...