Dr. Melvin Echols, MD

Dr. Melvin Echols, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Melvin Echols, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lumberton, NC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Morehouse School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in cardiology.

2936 N Elm St # 102

Lumberton, NC 28358

Contact Information

(910) 671-6619

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Congestive Heart Failure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Echols has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Echols' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Echols to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Echols' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Lumberton, NC |
Concerned and compassionate physician who demonstrates true concern for elderly patients. Goes above and beyond what is required for the good of his patients. Communication with patient and family is exceptional. Weighs the severity of health situations and works to alleviate the most serious...more
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Dr. Echols accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Echols has admitting privileges

Southeastern Regional Medical Center
300 W 27th St
Lumberton, NC 28358
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