As the Medical Director and Senior Partner of Pinnacle Integrative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dr. Joshua Schacter is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in adult and adolescent Sports Medicine and Reconstructive surgeries. His mission is to bring the joy of healing to his daily duties in the practice of medicine.
Dr. Schacter has been part of the surgical team at United Regional Healthcare System since 2008 and is the former Board President for United Regional Physician Group in Wichita Falls. Dr. Schacter currently serves as Orthopedics Section Chief as well as Director of the Advanced Orthopedic Center of Excellence at United Regional Health Care System.
Dr. Schacter is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with highest honors. He attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his medical degree in 2003. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Doctors West Hospital and Grant Medical Center, both in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Schacter is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and is currently a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics(AOAO), and is a current Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Raised in Colorado and Oklahoma, Dr. Schacter spends his free time playing in the great outdoors. He loves the adrenaline rush of anything that allows him to jump, fly or swim. Among his favorite outdoor hobbies are paragliding, kiteboarding, riding motorcycles, mountaineering, and any kind of water activities. Amber, his wife of more than 25 years, shares his love for adventure. From mountain climbing to seafaring, they make time to soak up special moments spending quality time outdoors with each another. They also enjoy traveling and have visited more than 20 countries…with more on their list to see.
Dr. Schacter also enjoys cheering on their daughter Lilly at ballet performances and always learning something new from their son Jacob. Dr. Schacter is also an amateur musician, and enjoys an eclectic musical palette ranging from downtempo electronica to bluegrass and everything in between.
Dr. Schacter’s natural tendency to help and give in any possible way extends outside the walls of the Pinnacle Integrative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center. He serves alongside Amber to make a positive impact in our community. From supporting the arts to dedicating time for High Heels for Hot Meals and more, he and his family have a heart for charitable organizations that are making a difference in people’s lives. Dr. Schacter and his team at Pinnacle Integrative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center share a passion to deliver the highest quality of care. His enthusiastic personality offers reassurance and comfort to his patients. He is quick to learn their specific needs and to pursue the safest, fastest, and best treatment option for each individual.
Dr. Schacter’s philosophy is the core of the Pinnacle Approach to Orthopedic care and includes his love for humanity, his curiosity in medicine, and his passion for helping people live healthier, more complete lives.