Dr. Margaret Echt, MD

Dr. Margaret Echt, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Margaret Echt, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

2329 Oak Park Ln

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Perimenopause
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Echt to family and friends
3.9
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

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 (1)

Santa Barbara, CA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Echt accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Echt has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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