Dr. John Schlechter, DO

Pediatric Orthopedic SurgeryMale

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. John Schlechter, DO is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Orange, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 2002. He is affiliated with medical facilities Children's Hospital Of Orange County and Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. John Schlechter, DO

Adult Pediatric Orthopedic Spec

1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 508 Orange, CA 92868
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

  • Explains Conditions Well
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Schlechter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Knee Sprain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlechter treats Knee Sprain more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Schlechter treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlechter treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Schlechter treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Broken Arm
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schlechter treats Broken Arm more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Schlechter treats this condition more than 28% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Schlechter's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

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(714) 633-2111

Dr. Schlechter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California
Local Access Plus HMO
CalOptima
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
CareSource
Cigna
Community Health Choice
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net of California
HealthPlus
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
INTotal Health
IN Total Health
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
Monarch Healthcare
MultiPlan
Peach State Health Plan
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia

Dr. Schlechter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schlechter

4.8

Based on 45 ratings

5 Star
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4 Star
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3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
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Went in for treatment for chronic elbow pain for which my child had been under orthopedic care for 2 years and was getting physical therapy. (Had to switch doctors due to insurance change) Dr. acted like extreme elbow pain, with numbness in fingers (new problem), was a normal part of playing softball and was dismissive of her pain or the increasing severity. No diagnosis and no treatment other than a referral to physical therapy and a useless brace. He refused an MRI because he said it would be abnormal. Also, he told us that no follow up with him was necessary.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Apr 16, 2021
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My daughter saw him for torn ankle ligaments and he was very pleasant. Seems very knowledgeable and explained everything to our satisfaction.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Anaheim, CA – Mar 31, 2017
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He is great! We have already referred 2 of our friends!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Whittier, CA – Feb 19, 2016
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Dr. Schlechter is one of the best, if not the best doctor I ever had. I recently underwent surgery with him and I know him and his staff did the best possible job and I am really excited to return to play my sport. He is knowledgable and you can't go wrong with someone like him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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JJ Vogel in Costa Mesa, CA – Feb 05, 2016
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Have recommended him several times. Great doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Los Angeles, CA – Jan 27, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Schlechter is a board certified fellowship trained Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopy for children and adolescents.  Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Education

2007
San Diego Children's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Riverside County Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
Medical School
1997
Arizona State University
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. John Schlechter, DO accept new patients?

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What conditions does Dr. John Schlechter, DO treat?

Dr. Schlechter frequently treats the following conditions: Knee Sprain, Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear), and Broken Arm. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. John Schlechter, DO's office address?

Dr. Schlechter's office is located at 1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 508, Orange, CA 92868. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. John Schlechter, DO fluent in?

Dr. Schlechter is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. John Schlechter, DO affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. John Schlechter, DO is affiliated with Children's Hospital Of Orange County and Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange.

How much experience does Dr. John Schlechter, DO have?

Dr. Schlechter has over 20 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. John Schlechter, DO receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.8/5 for Dr. John Schlechter, DO. Patients say that the appointment wasn't rushed and they trusted the provider's decisions. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Adult Pediatric Orthopedic Spec

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialists of Orange County4980 Barranca Pkwy Irvine, CA 92604
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Schlechter is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Children's Hospital Of Orange County

Orange, CA

Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Orange, CA

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)