Cameron Stiles was an active athlete but experienced constant shoulder issues, keeping him on the sidelines. With the help of Dr. Joshua Schacter, orthopedic surgeon, he had shoulder surgery at United Regional. Today, Cameron is back in the game.



Orthopedic Surgery involves the correction of injuries and disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints and ligaments. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that one in seven Americans will experience a musculoskeletal impairment. Orthopedic injuries can affect individuals of any age, gender or physical condition.


At United Regional, our highly trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeons provide extensive diagnosis and specialized treatment plans for those who have experienced an orthopedic injury. As a complement to the orthopedic surgery, United Regional has licensed physical therapists to help reduce pain and increase function for everyday life.


Orthopedic Conditions and Services at United Regional


Orthopedic Conditions

Orthopedic surgeons at United Regional specialize in the diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including the following:

  • Fractures
  • Broken bones
  • Bunions
  • Tendonitis
  • Joint Pain from Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
  • Hip dysplasia
  • ACL tears
  • MCL tears
  • Ligament tears
  • Meniscus tears
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Shoulder disorders
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Traumatic hand injuries
  • Sports injuries

Orthopedic Treatment Services

Our orthopedic surgeons perform more than 2,200 orthopedic procedures annually and have expertise in the following areas:

  • Adult joint reconstruction and revision, including anterior hip, hip, knee, shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements. 
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Fusions for rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative arthritis and post-traumatic arthritis
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Hand surgery
  • Sports injuries

To find a physician in this medical specialty, please visit our Physician Directory, or contact United Regional Call-a-Nurse at (940) 764-8570 or (800) 982-9799.


Dr. Joshua Schacter, orthopedic surgeon, discusses how the staff and technology at United Regional are second to none, including any sports medicine specific practices in large metropolitan areas, such as Dallas or Ft. Worth. With access to the same or better equipment, and because of their devotion to excellence, United Regional sometimes gets it earlier than some of the larger facilities.