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 clinical excellence, 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.
Rubin BD, Schlechter, JA Principles of Shoulder Examination and Rehabilitation in AANA Advanced Arthoscopy: The Shoulder, Elsevier 2010, ISBN: 978-1-4377-0663-5
Gottschalk H, Sagoo D, Glaser D, Doan J, Edmonds E, Schlechter JA, Biomechanical Analysis of Pin Placement for Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures:Does Strating Point, Pin Size and Number Matter? - In Press Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics (2012)
Schlechter JA, Summa S, Rubin BD. The Passive Distrac tion Test: A Clinical Exam MAneuver to Diagnose Superior Labral Pathology, Arthroscopy Vol 25, No 12, Dec, 2009: pp 1374-1379
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