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Eddy L Echols, MD

Eddy L Echols, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Echols was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received his undergraduate training at the United States Naval Academy and attained his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Echols performed his orthopedic surgery residency at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and completed a shoulder and elbow surgery fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute. He was a four-year recipient of both the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship and the Southeastern Regional Education Board Scholarship. Dr. Echols has authored research publications and presentations in the areas of hand, elbow, and Achilles tendon ruptures. He continues to be actively involved in research. Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Echols served on active duty in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Commander. Dr. Echols performed a tour of duty in Iraq where he served as the Officer-in-Charge of a Forward Deployed Surgical Resuscitative Unit. Upon his return from Iraq, Dr. Echols served as the Head of Orthopedics at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune.
Care Philosophy

My patients are my first and only priority.

Auto Accident Insurance

Workmans Group

Work Compensation - Out of State

Aetna

Cigna - HMO

Humana - HMO

Medicare Assignment

Medicare

carpal tunnel syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Fractures

Hip or Knee

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Podiatry Ankle

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Wrist

Workmans Group

Auto Accident Insurance

Medicare Assignment

Work Compensation - Out of State

Humana Medicare

WellCare

Florida Blue BlueSelect

Medicare

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Health Options

Aetna

Sunshine State Health

Arthroplasty

Arthroscopy

carpal tunnel syndrome

carpal tunnel syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Congenital Heart Disease

CT Imaging

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Elbow

Fractures

Healthcare Exchange

Hip or Knee

Hip Resurfacing

Knee

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Ligament Reconstruction

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Medicaid

Medicare

Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing

Minimally Invasive Knee Resurfacing

Osteoarthritis

Partial Hip Resurfacing

Podiatry Ankle

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehab Occupational Medicine

Rehab Physical Therapy

Resurfacing

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Upper Extremity

Wrist

Medicare Assignment

Auto Accident Insurance

Workmans Group

Medicare

Humana Medicare - PPO

United Healthcare - Choice Plus

Work Compensation - Out of State

Cigna - HMO

United Medical Resources - UMR

Hillsborough County Health Care Plan

AvMed - HMO

Humana Medicare PPO

Aetna

TriCare

WellCare - Medicare

Prestige Health Choice - Medicaid

Regence Group (Bs-Wa, Bs-Id, Bcbs-Ut, Bcbs-Or)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal - Florida

Sunshine State Health

Medicaid

Arthroplasty

Arthroscopy

carpal tunnel syndrome

carpal tunnel syndrome

Cartilage Repair

Coronary Artery Disease

CT Imaging

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Elbow

Fractures

Healthcare Exchange

Hip or Knee

Hip Resurfacing

Knee

Knee

Ligament Injuries

Ligament Reconstruction

Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Medicaid

Medicare

Minimally Invasive Hip Resurfacing

Minimally Invasive Knee Resurfacing

Osteoarthritis

Partial Hip Resurfacing

Podiatry Ankle

Reconstructive Surgery

Rehab Occupational Medicine

Rehab Physical Therapy

Resurfacing

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder

Shoulder Replacement

Sports Medicine

Upper Extremity

Wrist

  • Orthopedic Surgery - Primary - Board Certified
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine - Board Certified
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Board Certified
  • Orthopedics - Board Certified
  • Fellowship: Florida Orthopedic Institute - 2004
  • Graduate Degree: Doctor Of Medicine - Meharry Medical College - 1990
  • Residency: Portsmouth Naval Hospital - 2002
  • Internship: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga - Erlanger Medical Center - 1991
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  • Spanish
  • South Bay Hospital
  • Brandon Regional Hospital