Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 37

Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL. He is affiliated with St. Vincent's East. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Echemendia to book an appointment.

Dr. Echemendia

Alabama Internal Medicine PC

48 Medical Park Dr E Ste 356 Birmingham, AL 35235
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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"My heart doctor recommended Dr. E (as everyone calls him). When I saw he was affiliated with Alabama Internal Medicine, I was a bit apprehensive as I..."

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Dr. Echemendia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anosmia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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(205) 838-3200

Dr. Echemendia accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Echemendia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Echemendia

4.4

Based on 5 ratings

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Office environment (4)
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I am a patient of Dr E. He does accept United Health Care as that was my insurance company. He is very thorough, kind, respectful and listens to all your concerns. I love his new office in Trussville. He was recommended by our urologist and both of us are very pleased with him.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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I am a new patient and truly appreciate Dr. Echemendia. He is passionate about the health of his patients and helped me see where I could be health-wise possibly in a few months. I am happy I was referred to him.Cass
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This Doctor does not accept United Healthcare
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My heart doctor recommended Dr. E (as everyone calls him). When I saw he was affiliated with Alabama Internal Medicine, I was a bit apprehensive as I had horrible experience with another doctor in the practice. Dr. E was exactly the kind of doctor that I was hoping for. Very compassionate and thorough. I did not feel rushed at all. Couldn't be happier with this doctor!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide excellent medical care, foster a close relationship with my patients, and help each person find the best treatment plan for his or her individual needs.

Biography

Dr. Nicholas G. Echemendia ("Dr. E") is an Internal Medicine physician.  Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, English is his native language, although...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Metro Hosp
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Echemendia has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Echemendia frequently treats Hypothyroidism, Painful Urination (Dysuria), and Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Echemendia treats.

Where is Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD's office located?

Dr. Echemendia's office is located at 48 Medical Park Dr E Ste 356, Birmingham, AL 35235. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Nicholas Echemendia, MD speak?

Dr. Echemendia speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Alabama Internal Medicine PC48 Medical Park Dr E Ste 356 Birmingham, AL 35235
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 11:30am
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Echemendia is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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St. Vincent's East

Birmingham, AL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

1 Award Received