Dr. Margaret Echt, MD

Dr. Margaret Echt, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Margaret Echt, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1992 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

2329 Oak Park Ln

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

(805) 682-8166

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Echt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Symptomatic Menopause
very high
more than 98% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Echt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

26  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Echt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Echt's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Echt to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Echt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Lacks attention to detail. Failed to send over my prescription and blamed it on the pharmacist. I followed up and they promised to take care of it and they never did. I am now on day 3 without my medication due to pure laziness and disregard for patient health. It is so disappointing that a simple...more
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Dr. Echt has an exceptionally poor bedside manner. In short, she is cold. When my c-section wound (her work) was still oozing and open six weeks after surgery, she told me I should already be back at work & if I wanted to get paid for staying home I should move to Europe. rather than trying to get...more
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