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Dr. John A. Schlechter

Dr. John A. SchlechterPediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Board certified fellowship trained
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Specialized in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy for children & adolescents
  • Performs growth plate sparing surgery & complex knee & shoulder procedures in growing athletes

Patient Handouts

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    ACL Reconstruction

    • The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee. It is a strong rope like structure located in the centre of the knee running from the femur to the tibia.
    • When this ligament tears unfortunately it doesn't heal & often leads to the feeling of instability in

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Locations & Directions

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists Orange County – Orange
    1310 W. Stewart Drive
    Suite 508
    Orange, CA 92868
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists Orange County - Mission Viejo
    25982 Pala Drive, # 230,
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Specialists Orange County - Irvine
    4980 Barranca Parkway
    Suite 220
    Irvine, CA 92604