Dr. Eddy Echols, MD

Dr. Eddy Echols, MD

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Dr. Eddy Echols, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Florida Orthopaedic Institute

305 E Brandon Blvd

Brandon, FL 33511
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 96% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

94  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Girdle Defect - Mental Retardation, Familial
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/15/2014
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • United States Naval Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • The University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Portsmouth Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Echols has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Echols' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Echols to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Echols' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Echols is an awesome doctor. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing shoulder repair. I had surgery on March 29, 2017 and was released on September 21, 2017. Very responsive and honest!
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Thanks Pamela! We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experience.

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I'd never recommend this doctor to anyone! His demeanor is careless & snarky from many different interactions with him pre & post op I've never felt him be concerned for me. Once he did my surgery & got his money I NEVER saw him at a visit, although i'd have post op appointments every few weeks,...more
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After falling and breaking my shoulder Dr.Echols told me I needed to have a plate put in my arm to hold it in place. He even showed me a x-ray showing the ball teetering on the edge of the socket.Could he have been looking at someone else's x-ray's? I decided on a second opinion and found I did not...more
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Lois, we apologize for any inconvenience or miscommunication regarding your care. Dr. Echol's would only recommend a treatment plan that he believed would have the best outcome for his patients. We are pleased to hear that you did not have to have surgery and that you have a great range in motion!

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Our experience with Doctor Echols was a disappointment. It was not possible to see our original surgeon due to him changing practices. Dr. Echols was not willing to help or accept us as a new patient. He was glib, uncaring and cold. This doctor turned us away and said, "no charge" and left the...more
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