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John A Schlechter, DO

Dr. Schlechter has staff privileges at CHOC in Orange

Locations:
Orange, CA
Mission Viejo, CA

Specialty:
Orthopedic Surgery

Special Interests:
Sports Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma, Cerebral Palsy, Foot and Ankle

Office and Contact Information

1310 W Stewart Dr
#508
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 633-2111
fax: (714) 633-5615
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25982 Pala Drive
#230
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
phone: (949) 600-8800
fax: (949) 600-8813
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Web Site:
http://www.youthsportsortho.com


Physician Bio

Recognized as a leader in pediatric sports medicine and orthopaedic fields, Dr. Schlecter 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. Dr. Schlecter 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.

Dedicated to his field, Dr. Schlecter is a board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeon. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, he attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology. He served as chief intern at Peninsula Hospital Center, part of the North Shore University Health System in New York. Dr. Schlechter completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Riverside County Regional Medical Center. 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.


Education

  • 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

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Video

Dr. Schlechter, CHOC Children's, Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Athletes 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...

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