Dr. Melvin Echols, MD

Dr. Melvin Echols, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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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

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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

Dr. Echols'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

  • Cardiology

1  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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8  Procedures

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 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)

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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